Year: 2015 Source: International Journal of Epidemiology. (2011).40(6):1585-1592.doi:10.1093/ije/dyr127 SIEC No: 20150476

This study supports the hypothesis that individuals with delinquent behaviour in late adolescence have an increased risk of suicide as young adults. Regardless of causality issues, repeated juvenile offenders should be regarded by professionals in health, social and correctional services who come into contact with this group as a high-risk group for suicide.

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