Year: 1995 Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology, v.51, no.2, (March 1995), p.158-172 SIEC No: 19950424

Among 652 Swedish & 654 Turkish adolescents, it was found that 61 Swedish & 71 Turkish subjects reported previous suicide attempts. Variables associated with previous attempts in both groups included previous psychiatric contact & suicide attempts in the family. Factors associated with current suicide risk included low perceived family & peer support, previous suicide attempts & prior psychiatric contact. A relationship was not found between suicide attempts, suicide risk & assertiveness.