Suicidality in adjustment disorder

  title={Suicidality in adjustment disorder},
  author={M. Pelkonen and M. Marttunen and M. Henriksson and J. L{\"o}nnqvist},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  • M. Pelkonen, M. Marttunen, +1 author J. Lönnqvist
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • ObjectiveAlthough a remarkable proportion of adolescents suffering from adjustment disorder (AD) are suicidal, few studies have documented the characteristics of suicidal AD patients. We examined background, psychopathology and treatment-related factors among suicidal adolescent AD outpatients.MethodData on 302 consecutively referred psychiatric outpatient adolescents, aged 12–22 years, were collected. DSM-III-R diagnoses were assigned at the end of treatment based on all available data. Of the… CONTINUE READING
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