Year: 2017 Source: Pediatrics. (2015). 136(3): 1-10. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-1108 SIEC No: 20170405

Although suicide is a known leading cause of death among street youth, few prospective studies have explored childhood experiences as risk factors for future suicide attempt in this population. We examined the risk of attempted suicide in relation to childhood maltreatment among street youth.