Suicidality patterns and sexual orientation-related factors among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths.

@article{Daugelli2001SuicidalityPA,
  title={Suicidality patterns and sexual orientation-related factors among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths.},
  author={Anthony R. D’augelli and Scott L. Hershberger and Neil W. Pilkington},
  journal={Suicide \& life-threatening behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          250-64
        }
}
Three hundred fifty lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths aged 14 to 21 years were questioned about suicidal thoughts and behaviors, families' reactions to youths' sexual orientation, and suicidality among relatives and friends. Results confirmed an association between sexual orientation and suicidality. Nearly half (42%) had sometimes or often thought of suicide; one third (33%) reported at least one suicide attempt. Many related suicidal ideation and suicide attempts to their sexual orientation… 

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