Sexual orientation and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the general Norwegian adolescent population.

  title={Sexual orientation and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the general Norwegian adolescent population.},
  author={Lars Wichstr{\o}m and Kristinn Hegna},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={112 1},
Past and future suicide attempt rates among gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) young people were compared with those of heterosexual young people. A sample of Norwegian students (N = 2.924; grades 7-12) was followed in 3 data collection waves. Risk factors included previous suicide attempt,depressed mood, eating problems, conduct problems, early sexual debut, number of sexual partners, pubertal timing, self-concept, alcohol and drug use, atypical gender roles, loneliness, peer relations, social… 

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