Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, the effect of friends-of-friends attempted suicide on the suicidal thoughts of respondents are estimated. A focus on friends-of-friends permits a test of Granovetter’s theory on the strength of weak ties. Results for at-risk respondents are consistent with Granovetter’s theory as these respondents were more likely […]
A Friend’s View of Suicide (IN: Suicide: Strategies and Interventions for Reduction and Prevention, ed. by S Palmer)
Originally published 1995; 2004 translation by Maria Lundin.
The Social Context of Adolescent Suicide Attempts: Interactive Effects of Parent, Peer, and School Social Relations
An ecological developmental model of adolescent suicidality was used to inform a hierarchical logistic regression analysis of longitudinal interactions between parent, peer, & school relations & suicide attempts. Reanalyzing data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, it was found that parent relations were the most consistent protective factor, & among boys with prior […]