Year: 1982 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.12, no.3, (1982), p.141-150 SIEC No: 19830365

Compared were 30 hospitalized suicidal adolescents, 34 hospitalized nonsuicidal adolescents, & 35 controls to examine factors in suicide attempts. Results showed suicidals had significantly more peer problems, a greater degree of hoplessness, & felt their families were the most maladjusted. They also experienced significantly more external locus of control.