Suicidality and depression disparities between sexual minority and heterosexual youth: a meta-analytic review.

@article{Marshal2011SuicidalityAD,
  title={Suicidality and depression disparities between sexual minority and heterosexual youth: a meta-analytic review.},
  author={M. Marshal and L. Dietz and M. Friedman and Ron Stall and H. Smith and J. Mcginley and Brian C Thoma and P. Murray and A. D'augelli and D. Brent},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          115-23
        }
}
  • M. Marshal, L. Dietz, +7 authors D. Brent
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • PURPOSE To examine disparities between sexual minority youth (SMY) and heterosexual youth in rates of suicidality and depression symptoms. METHODS Separate meta-analyses were conducted to examine suicidality and depression disparities. Studies were included if the average age of the participants was <18 years, and if suicidality or depression symptoms were compared across SMY and heterosexual youth. RESULTS SMY reported significantly higher rates of suicidality (odds ratio [OR] = 2.92) and… CONTINUE READING
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