Year: 2013 Source: Child Psychiatry & Human Development.(2011).42(6):666-678. DOI: 10.1007/s10578-011-0243-4 SIEC No: 20130962

The current study examined relations between relational aggression, depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation in a child clinical population. Participants included 276 children (M age = 9.55 years; 69% Male) who were admitted to a child psychiatric inpatient facility. Findings suggested that relational aggression was associated with depressive symptoms, which in turn was associated with suicidal ideation.