Year: 2003 Source: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, v.32, no.2, (June 2003), p.284-289 SIEC No: 20040635

This article describes adolescents who attempt suicide & their risk for ongoing suicidal behavior. 58 adolescents (53 female) who attempted suicide received a baseline evaluation that was analyzed to identify factors that were associated with continued suicidal ideation & reattempt. At a 3-month follow-up assessment, 45% reported continued suicidal ideation & 12% reported a repeat attempt. Factors associated with suicidal ideation at follow-up are discussed. (29 refs)