Author | Jochen Hardt, PhD

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Childhood Adversities Associated With Risk for Suicidal Behavior

June 01, 2006

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Childhood adversities associated with suicide risk include childhood maltreatment, problematic family relationships, socioeconomic hardship, and difficult relationships with peers. Acute suicide prevention strategies should focus on the treatment of contributory psychiatric disorders and on the crises that may precipitate suicidal behavior.