Adolescents at Risk: Depression, low Academic Performance, Violence, and Alcohol Increase Bolivian Teenagers’ Risk of Attempted Suicide

This paper described the prevalence of depression & suicidal tendencies as well as risk factors for attempted suicide among students in Bolivia. One-fourth of female students surveyed & one in ten males had attempted suicide at least once. Depression was highly correlated with suicide attempts. Additional risk factors for females included ethnicity, low academic performance, […]