TITLE

Youth and suicide

AUTHOR(S)
Szumilas, Magdalena; Kutcher, Stanley P.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/29/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 3, p286
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about teenage suicidal which is considered as a major cause of death among youth in Canada that is associated to mental health problem such as depression, schizophrenia or severe behavioral abuse problems. It emphasizes that the youth who survives from their first attempt is at increased risk of trying to kill themselves again and more likely to succeed. It informs that youth who attempts to commit suicide must be taken to the emergency medical service or to a primary health care provider.
ACCESSION #
28794531

 

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