Life trajectories and burden of adversity: mapping the developmental profiles of suicide mortality.

@article{Sguin2007LifeTA,
  title={Life trajectories and burden of adversity: mapping the developmental profiles of suicide mortality.},
  author={Monique S{\'e}guin and Alain D. Lesage and Gustavo Turecki and M{\'e}lanie Bouchard and Nadia Chawky and Nancy Tremblay and France Daigle and Andr{\'e}e Guy},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={1575-83}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about differential suicide profiles across the life trajectory. This study introduces the life-course method in suicide research with the aim of refining the longitudinal and cumulative assessment of psychosocial factors by quantifying accumulation of burden over time in order to delineate distinctive pathways of completed suicide. METHOD The psychological autopsy method was used to obtain third-party information on consecutive suicides. Life-history calendar… CONTINUE READING
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