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Profiles of Passive and Active Suicidal Ideation and Attempts Among Secondary School Students in Australia: A Cross-Sectional Analysis.

Lauren McGillivray, Fiona Shand, Alison L Calear, Philip J Batterham, Nicola A Chen, Demee Rheinberger, Hannah Rosebrock, Michelle Torok

Arch Suicide Res | Published : 2021


INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a leading cause of death among young people (aged 15-24 years), and as such, identifying targets for early intervention is essential to reducing this risk. Using baseline data from a school-based universal suicide prevention trial, we investigate factors associated with different types of suicidal ideation in secondary school students with implications for youth suicide preventive efforts. METHODS: A self-report questionnaire was administered to students aged 13-16 years (Year 9) before program delivery in four regions across New South Wales, Australia (N = 556). Multinomial logistic regression was used to identify correlates of suicidal ideation type (passive vs. ac..

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