Traumatic events and suicide-related outcomes among Mexico City adolescents.

  title={Traumatic events and suicide-related outcomes among Mexico City adolescents.},
  author={Guilherme Borges and Corina Benjet and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Ricardo Orozco and Beth E. Molnar and Matthew K. Nock},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={49 6},
BACKGROUND We report the prevalence and associations between traumatic events and suicidal ideation, suicide plans and suicide attempts among Mexican adolescents. METHODS The data are from a representative multistage probability household survey of 3,005 adolescents aged 12 to 17 years residing in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area that was carried out in 2005. We used discrete time survival analyses to model the net impact of retrospectively reported prior occurrence of traumatic events on… CONTINUE READING