In most cases, we used the specific diagnosis or diagnoses recorded in the chart. Objective We examine the association between exposure to traumatic events with and without resulting PTSD and the risk of a subsequent suicide attempt in a community sample of urban young adults.
In a retrospective chart review of adolescents admitted to a psychiatric inpatient unit, we examine associations between probable PTSD identified through the Child PTSD Symptom Scale and adolescents' service use and clinical characteristics.
Information on this question can potentially advance our understanding of the causal pathways that link trauma and subsequent suicide attempts.
Adolescent suicidal ideation as predictive of psychopathology, suicidal behavior, and compromised functioning at age As data were initially collected as part of standard clinical practice, approval included a waiver of informed consent.
Results suggest a large discrepancy between rates of probable PTSD identified through standardized assessment and during the emergency room psychiatric evaluation Blank AS.
Incidence of suicidal ideation and behavior in the United States,