The impact of exposure to peer suicidal self-directed violence on youth suicidal behavior: a critical review of the literature.

@article{CrepeauHobson2014TheIO,
  title={The impact of exposure to peer suicidal self-directed violence on youth suicidal behavior: a critical review of the literature.},
  author={M. Franci Crepeau-Hobson and Nancy L. Leech},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          58-77
        }
}
There is considerable evidence that being exposed to the suicide or suicidal behavior of another can increase the risk for suicide. Significant relationships between media coverage and youth suicide have been documented in the professional literature. Exposure to familial suicidal behavior has also been established as a risk factor for youth suicidal behavior; However, peer suicide exposure is not as clear cut as research results in this area have been mixed. In the current paper the empirical… CONTINUE READING
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