Understanding Suicide Attempts Among Gay Men From Their Self-perceived Causes.

@article{Wang2015UnderstandingSA,
  title={Understanding Suicide Attempts Among Gay Men From Their Self-perceived Causes.},
  author={Jen Chen Wang and Martin Pl{\"o}derl and Michael H{\"a}usermann and Mitchell g. Weiss},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={203 7},
  pages={499-506}
}
Gay men are at higher risk of suicidality. This paper describes the causes of suicide attempts as perceived by the men themselves and analyzes their impact on severity and recidivism. Mental health surveys conducted among gay men in Geneva, Switzerland, from two probability-based time-space samples in 2007 and 2011, were merged to yield a combined sample N = 762. Suicide ideation, plans, and attempts were assessed, and respondents who had ever attempted suicide answered open questions about… CONTINUE READING