Psychosocial and psychiatric factors associated with adolescent suicide: a case-control psychological autopsy study.

@article{Portzky2009PsychosocialAP,
  title={Psychosocial and psychiatric factors associated with adolescent suicide: a case-control psychological autopsy study.},
  author={Gwendolyn Portzky and Kurt R Audenaert and Kees Van Heeringen},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={849-62}
}
This study aimed at the investigation of psychosocial and psychiatric risk factors of adolescent suicide by means of a case-control psychological autopsy study. Relatives and other informants of 19 suicide victims and 19 matched psychiatric controls were interviewed by means of a semi-structured interview schedule. Psychiatric controls included adolescents, individually matched according to gender, age and time between interview and suicide/admission, who had been admitted to a Psychiatric… CONTINUE READING

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