Suicide Risk Among Urban Children

Suicide Risk Among Urban Children  Sean Joe, Andrae Banks, and Rhonda Belue (2016) Highlights Ethnic group identity or categorization of human beings is not a good indicator of suicide risk. Children under 12 should be examined similarly for suicide risk regardless of age. Screen all urban children at PES expressing symptoms of intentions to self-harm […]

Suicide Risk Among Urban Children

Objective: This study examines how socio-demographic and clinical characteristics influence suicide risk among a large, urban sample of children (ages 12 and younger) receiving Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). Methods: Bivariate and binomial logistic regression analyses were employed to analyze data for a sample of 951 urban children presenting for pediatric PES. Results: Approximately 17.2% of […]

Suicide Risk Among Urban Children

Objective: This study examines how socio-demographic and clinical characteristics influence suicide risk among a large, urban sample of children (ages 12 and younger) receiving Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). Methods: Bivariate and binomial logistic regression analyses were employed to analyze data for a sample of 951 urban children presenting for pediatric PES. Results: Approximately 17.2% of […]