Risk factors for violent death of women in the home

OBJECTIVES: To determine risk factors for violent death of women in the home, and particularly, to assess the strength and direction of any association between domestic violence or keeping firearms and homicide or suicide in the home. METHODS: Subgroup analysis of a...

Suicide in adolescents with no apparent psychopathology

OBJECTIVE: To delineate the characteristics of adolescent suicide victims with no apparent psychiatric disorder. METHOD: Seven adolescent suicide victims with no apparent disorder were compared with 60 suicide victims with definite or probable psychiatric disorder,...

Guns, Violent Crime, and Suicide in 21 Countries

This research updates and extends former research conducted on this issue, based on the surveys of 1989 and 1992. In addition, data from the International Crime Victimization Surveys were used on total and gun-related robbery and assault (including threats). The...