Firearms and adolescent suicide. A community case-control study

OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between firearms in the home and adolescent suicide. RESEARCH DESIGN: Matched, case-control. SETTING: Population-based community sample. SUBJECTS: Sixty-seven adolescent suicide victims and a demographically matched group of 67...

Suicide in affectively ill adolescents: a case-control study

Sixty-three adolescent suicide victims with a history of affective illness were compared to 23 adolescent community controls with a lifetime history of affective illness, using a case-control design. Suicide victims were more likely to have had major depression,...

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,...