Suicidal behavior and sexual/physical abuse among street youth.

  title={Suicidal behavior and sexual/physical abuse among street youth.},
  author={Beth E. Molnar and Starley B. Shade and Alex H Kral and Robert E. Booth and Jeffrey Watters},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={22 3},
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between home life risk factors and suicide attempts among homeless and runaway street youth recruited from both shelters and street locations in Denver, CO; New York City; and San Francisco, CA. METHOD Street youth 12-19 years old (N = 775) were recruited by street outreach staff in Denver, New York City and San Francisco in 1992 and 1993 and interviewed. Cross-sectional, retrospective data were analyzed to examine the relationship between suicide… CONTINUE READING


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