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Suicide attempts among individuals with specific learning disorders: An under-recognized issue

TitleSuicide attempts among individuals with specific learning disorders: An under-recognized issue
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsFuller-Thomson, E., Carroll S. Z., and Yang W.
JournalJournal of Learning Disabilities
Volume51
Pages283 - 292
Keywordsadverse childhood experiences, canadian community health survey–mental health, specific learning disorders, suicide attempts
Abstract

Several studies have linked specific learning disorders (SLDs) with suicidal ideation, but less is known about the disorders' association with suicide attempts. This gap in the literature is addressed via the 2012 nationally representative Canadian Community Health Survey (n = 21,744). The prevalence of lifetime suicide attempts among those with an SLD was much higher than those without (11.1% vs. 2.7%, p

URLhttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022219417714776
DOI10.1177%2F0022219417714776
Document URLhttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0022219417714776