Year: 2003 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders, v.76, no.1-3, (September 2003), p.211-221 SIEC No: 20040282

The aim was to study the prevalence of, & factors associated with, suicidal ideation & suicide attempts among child & adolescent inpatients during hospital treatment. The target group included all the child & adolescent psychiatric inpatients in Finland on a chosen day. Suicidality was determined by the psychiatrist responsible for the inpatient treatment. Factors independently associated with suicidal ideation & suicide attempts are presented. Sex differences are discussed. (53 refs)