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2020 Mar

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol



Chronic medical conditions and suicidal behaviors in a nationally representative sample of American adolescents.


Dean-Boucher A, Robillard CL, Turner BJ
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2020 Mar; 55(3):329-337.
PMID: 31515583.


Chronic medical conditions are a risk factor for the onset of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in adults. However, few studies have examined this association in adolescents. The present study explored the association between chronic medical conditions and the emergence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in an adolescent sample representative of the U.S.A.