Year: 1996 Source: Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, v.13, no.5, (October 1996), p.411-432 SIEC No: 19980740

Suicidal involvement & other risk behaviours among teenagers with a history of sexual abuse or parental alcohol misuse were examined. Teenagers with a history of both risk factors had the highest levels of suicide ideation & suicide attempts & were rated as being at high or very high risk of suicide. Among the 118 subjects classified as being resilient, protective factors included a high degree of religiosity & having family or friends with whom they could discuss their problems. (84 refs.)