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Journal of Affective Disorders

Publication date: 2015-11
Volume: 187 Pages: 66 - 72
ISSN: 0165-0327, 1573-2517 PMID: 26321257
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.07.042
Publisher: Elsevier


Bruffaerts, Ronny
Kessler, Ronald C ; Demyttenaere, Koen ; Bonnewyn, Anke ; Nock, Matthew K


Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Clinical Neurology, Psychiatry, Neurosciences & Neurology, FAMILY HISTORY METHOD, MENTAL-HEALTH SURVEYS, INTERVIEW, VALIDITY, DEPRESSION, IDEATION, VALIDATION, DISORDERS, DIAGNOSIS, VERSION, Adolescent, Adult, Belgium, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Mental Disorders, Parents, Risk Factors, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Attempted, Young Adult, 11 Medical and Health Sciences, 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences


Despite the fact that suicide is an important public health problem, the etiology is still not well understood. Especially lacking is a societal-level approach that takes into account the extent to which several risk factor domains are attributable to new onset of suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STB).