Suicidality among gay, lesbian and bisexual youth: the role of protective factors.

@article{Eisenberg2006SuicidalityAG,
  title={Suicidality among gay, lesbian and bisexual youth: the role of protective factors.},
  author={Marla E. Eisenberg and Michael D. Resnick},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          662-8
        }
}
  • M. Eisenberg, M. Resnick
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
PURPOSE Many reports have indicated that gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) youth are particularly vulnerable to poor outcomes, including suicide. Certain protective factors are likely to reduce this risk. The present study examines four protective factors (family connectedness, teacher caring, other adult caring, and school safety) and their association with suicidal ideation and attempts among adolescents with same-gender experience. METHODS Data come from the 2004 Minnesota Student Survey of… Expand
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