Open Access paper from the JCPP
Background – Suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STB) constitute a central public health concern in adolescence. Previous studies emphasized the difficulty to cope with negative life events during adolescence as a risk factor for STB. Familial and genetic liability has also been documented to explain STB risk. Nevertheless, less is known about aggregate genetic liability and its possible interaction with negative life events. Moreover, information is needed to understand how these factors differently affect STB in boys and girls.
Authors; Séverine Lannoy, Becky Mars, Jon Heron, Alexis C. Edwards
First published: 29 June 2022
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