Risk factors for completed suicide among adolescents with a lifetime history of substance abuse: a case‐control study

@article{Bukstein1993RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for completed suicide among adolescents with a lifetime history of substance abuse: a case‐control study},
  author={Oscar Gary Bukstein and O. A. Brent and Joshua A. Perper and Grace Moritz and M Baugher and Joy Schweers and Claudia Roth and Lisa Balach},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1993},
  volume={88}
}
The risk factors for suicide in adolescents with substance abuse were assessed by comparing 23 adolescent suicide victims and 12 community controls with a lifetime history of definite or probable DSM‐III substance abuse. Suicide victims were more likely than controls to show the following risk factors: active substance abuse, comorbid major depression, suicidal ideation within the past week, family history of depression and substance abuse, legal problems and presence of a handgun in the home… Expand
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