Year: 2005 Source: American Journal of Public Health, v.95, no.4, (April 2005), p717-722 SIEC No: 20070410

This study examines cross-sectional & longitudinal associations between asthma, suicidal ideation, & suicide attempt among adult in Baltimore. Data was drawn from 3 waves from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area study. Logistic regression analysis was also analysed. Results show asthma is associated with increased odds of suicidal ideation & suicide attempt. The author concludes that the research provided through this study will aid future research studies. (18 refs.)(CH)