Lifetime suicide attempts in juvenile assessment center youth.

  title={Lifetime suicide attempts in juvenile assessment center youth.},
  author={Scott R Nolen and Larkin Street McReynolds and Robert E DeComo and Reni John and Joseph M. Keating and Gail A. Wasserman},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={12 2},
To describe suicide risk in youth seen at a Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC), we examined relationships among self-reported lifetime attempts and demographic, justice, and psychiatric data via logistic regression. Similar to other settings, youth reporting lifetime attempts were more likely to be older, female, not living with both parents and currently arrested for a violent or felony crime. Mood, substance use, and behavior disorder each increased prediction substantially. Anxiety Disorder… CONTINUE READING

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