Personality traits as correlates of suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in young adults.

@article{Brezo2006PersonalityTA,
  title={Personality traits as correlates of suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in young adults.},
  author={Jelena Brezo and Joel Paris and Richard E. Tremblay and F. Vitaro and Mark Zoccolillo and Martine H{\'e}bert and Gustavo Turecki},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={191-202}
}
BACKGROUND Adults in their twenties appear to be at high risk for suicidal behaviors (SBs) and there is substantial evidence suggesting that certain personality traits may increase individual vulnerability to suicide. METHOD We investigated relationships of personality traits with two SBs in a cohort (n=1140) of 21- to 24-year-old adults, representative of the general population of Quebec. Subjects were assessed using a series of structured diagnostic and personality trait questionnaires… CONTINUE READING

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