The relationship between suicide risk and sexual orientation: results of a population-based study.

@article{Remafedi1998TheRB,
  title={The relationship between suicide risk and sexual orientation: results of a population-based study.},
  author={Gary Remafedi and S A French and Mary Story and Michael David Resnick and Robert Wm Blum},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={57-60}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined the relationship between sexual orientation and suicide risk in a population-based sample of adolescents. METHODS Participants were selected from a cross-sectional, statewide survey of junior and senior public high school students. All males (n = 212) and females (n = 182) who described themselves as bisexual/homosexual were compared with 336 gender-matched heterosexual respondents on three outcome measures: suicidal ideation, intent, and self-reported attempts… CONTINUE READING