Suicide risk following child sexual abuse.

  title={Suicide risk following child sexual abuse.},
  author={Adrian C. Plunkett and Brian J O'Toole and Heather Y Swanston and Rhonda K. Oates and Sandra Shrimpton and Patricia Parkinson},
  journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association},
  volume={1 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the suicide rate and prevalence of suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in 183 young people who had experienced child sexual abuse and to examine variables related to the abuse, which may correlate with suicide attempts or suicidal ideation. METHODS Adolescents and young adults who had experienced child sexual abuse and individuals from a nonabused comparison group were asked about suicide attempts and suicidal ideation 5 and 9 years after intake to the study. Nine… CONTINUE READING
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