The role of stressful life events preceding death by suicide: Evidence from two samples of suicide decedents.

Abstract

Stressful life events (SLEs) are associated with increased risk for suicidal behavior. Less is known regarding the intensity of SLEs and how this may vary as a function of suicide attempt history. As a large percentage of suicide decedents do not have a history of suicidal behavior, SLEs precipitating suicide may help characterize suicidality in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.06.078

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