Michael and Jen’s recent publication on child abuse and suicide

In the article, “Child abuse and the prevalence of suicide attempts among those reporting suicide suicide1ideation,” published recently in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Michael Martin (lead author and APEAL Lab PhD student) and Jen Dykxhoorn (co-author and APEAL Lab MSc alumnus) conclude that most individuals who attempt suicide experience child abuse, and worse health and social functioning. Adopting a life-course perspective to understand trajectories of suicide risk factors may inform prevention and treatment. 

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