Suicidaladfaerd hos børn--en deskriptiv undersøgelse

Translated title of the contribution: [Suicidal behavior in children--a descriptive study]

Vibeke Høg, Torben Isager, Anne Mette Skovgaard

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Psychiatric illness and suicide attempts are important risk factors for suicide in young people. To what extent suicidal behaviour in childhood predicts suicidal behaviour and suicide later in life is not known, and studies concerning suicidal behaviour and psychopathology in children are limited. The objective of the study was to describe suicidal behaviour in children referred to child psychiatric assessment concerning the frequency and characteristics of the suicidal behaviour and the psychiatric diagnoses of the children.
Translated title of the contribution[Suicidal behavior in children--a descriptive study]
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number49
Pages (from-to)5790-4
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2. Dec 2002
Externally publishedYes


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