Year: 2001 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.31, suppl., (Spring 2001), p.84-105 SIEC No: 20010840

This paper reviews evidence for a link between suicide or suicidal behaviour & sexual orientation by: reviewing studies of the rates of completed & attempted suicide for gay, lesbian, & bisexual people compared to the general population; examining risk factors that might explain any differences; outlining opportunities for prevention; & providing directions for future research. (98 refs.)