Examining Suicide-Risk Individuals Who Go Online for Suicide-Related Purposes

  title={Examining Suicide-Risk Individuals Who Go Online for Suicide-Related Purposes},
  author={Keith M. Harris and John P. Mclean and Jeanie K Sheffield},
  journal={Archives of Suicide Research},
  pages={264 - 276}
The objective of this study was to better help those in suicidal crisis by examining the types of suicide-risk individuals who make use of the Internet in relation to their suicidal problems. An anonymous online survey examined suicide-risk individuals who went online for suicide-related purposes (n = 165) and a reference group of suicide-risk individuals with no such experience (n = 125). Suicide-risk individuals who went online for suicide-related purposes, compared with online users who did… 

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