Year: 2013 Source: CMAJ.(2013). May 21:1-8.doi: 10.1503/cmaj.121377 SIEC No: 20130552

Background: Ecological studies support the hypothesis that suicide may be “contagious” (i.e., exposure to suicide may increase the risk of suicide and related outcomes). However, this association has not been adequately assessed in prospective studies. We sought to determine the association between exposure to suicide and suicidality outcomes in Canadian youth.

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