Year: 2014 Source: Military Medicine.(2014).179(10):1062-1066.DOI: SIEC No: 20140524

Identification of risk and protective factors for suicide is a priority for the United States military, especially in light of the recent steady increase in military suicide rates. The Department of Defense Suicide Event Report contains comprehensive data on suicides for active duty military personnel, but no analogous control data is available to permit identification of factors that differentially determine suicide risk. This proof-of-concept study was conducted to determine the feasibility of collecting such control data.

Contact us for a copy of this article, or view online at