Year: 1993 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.23, no.3, (Fall 1993), p.179-187 SIEC No: 19930655

The relationship between stressful life events & adolescent suicide was assessed in 67 adolescent suicide victims & 67 matched community controls. In the year before death, suicide completers were more likely to have experienced interpersonal conflict with significant others, disruption of a romantic attachment, & legal or disciplinary problems. Legal or disciplinary problems were commonly associated with suicide in conduct & substance abuse disordered youth. (36 refs.)