Determinants of adolescent suicidal ideation: rural versus urban.

  title={Determinants of adolescent suicidal ideation: rural versus urban.},
  author={Sean M. Murphy},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={30 2},
PURPOSE The existing literature on disparities between rural and urban adolescents as they pertain to suicidal behavior is limited; identifying these distinctions could be pivotal in the decision of how to efficiently allocate scarce resources to reduce youth suicide rates. This study aimed to identify dissimilarities in predictors of suicidal ideation across the rural/urban threshold, as ideation is one of the most important predictors of suicide. Given that substance abuse is generally… CONTINUE READING