Year: 2015 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders.(2015).187:27-34. Online 15 November 2015.doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.08.034 SIEC No: 20150430

We examined the effects of sexual abuse and disinhibition on suicidality. Participants were depressed adolescents in an acute residential treatment facility. Sexual abuse was associated with suicide attempts in the past year and lifetime. Disinhibition only predicted attempts in adolescents with a history of sexual abuse. All analyses controlled for depression severity, suicidal ideation and planning.

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