Sexual Assault, Overweight, and Suicide Attempts in U.S. Adolescents.

@article{Anderson2015SexualAO,
  title={Sexual Assault, Overweight, and Suicide Attempts in U.S. Adolescents.},
  author={Laura M. Anderson and Brittany Marie Hayden and Jessica L. Tomasula},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          529-540
        }
}
Associations between overweight, sexual assault history, and suicide attempts were examined among 31,540 adolescents from the combined 2009 and 2011 nationally representative Youth Risk Behavior Surveys samples. These variables have not previously been studied concurrently. It was hypothesized that overweight and sexual assault, together, would interact and result in increased suicide attempts. Findings across analyses included (a) no significant associations between sexual assault and… CONTINUE READING
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