Adolescent Suicide

References

1. Kann L, Warren CW, Harris WA et al. Youth risk behavior surveillance – US, 1993. J School Health, 1996; 66: 365-377. 

2. National Committee for Injury Prevention and Control. Injury Prevention: Meeting the Challenge. Published by Oxford University Press as a supplement to AMJ Preventive Medicine 1989; 5: 252-260. 

3. Eddy DM, Wolpert RL, Rosenberg ML. Estimating the effectiveness of interventions to prevent youth suicides. Med Care; 25(12 Suppl): S57-65. 

4. Shaffer D, Bacon K. A critical review of preventive intervention efforts in suicide, with particular reference to youth suicide. In, Feinlieb M (ed), Report of the Secretary’s task Force on Youth Suicide. Vol 3: Prevention and Interventions in Youth Suicide. Washington DC: DHHS, 1989. 

5. Depression and suicide in Gotland. An intensive study of all suicides before and after a depression-training programme for general practitioners. J Affect Disord, 1995; 35(4): 147-52. 

6. Rutz W, von Knorring L, Walinder J, Wisedt B. Frequency of suicide in Gotland after systematic postgraduate education of general practitioners. Acta Psychiatr Scan, 1989; 80: 151-154. 

7. Sloan JH, Rivara FP, Reay DT, Ferris JAJ, Kellermann, AL. Firearm regulations and rates of suicide: a comparison of two metropolitan areas. NEJM, 1990; 322(6): 369-373. 

8. Lester D, Murrell ME. The preventive effect of strict gun control laws on suicide and homicide. Suicide Life-Threat Behav, 1982; 12(3): 131-40. 

9. Buckley NA, Newby DA, Dawson AH, Whyte IM. The effect of the introduction of safety packaging for carbamazepine on toxicity in overdose in adults. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 1995; 4(6): 351-354. 

10. Lester D. The effects of detoxification of domestic gas on suicide in the United States. AJPH, 1990; 80(1): 80-81. 

11. Hingson R, Merrigan D, Heeren T. Effects of Massachusetts raising its legal drinking age from 18 to 20 on death from teenage homicide, suicide, and nontraffic accidents. Pediatr Clin North Am, 1985; 32(1): 221-232. 

12. Kreitman N. The coal gas story: United Kingdom suicide rates, 1960-71. Brit J Prev Soc Med, 1976; 30: 86-93. 

13. Oliver RG, Hetzel BS. An analysis of recent trends in suicide rates in Australia. Int J Epidemiol, 1973; 2: 91-101. 

14. Miller HL, Coombs DW, Leeper JD, Barton SN. An analysis of the effects of suicide prevention facilities on suicide rates in the United States, AJPH, 1984; 74(4): 340-3. 

15. Barraclough B, Jennings C. Suicide prevention by the samaritans: a controlled study of effectiveness. Lancet, 1977: 237-239. 

16. Bridge TP, Potkin SG, Zung WW, et al. Suicide prevention centers: ecological study of effectiveness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 1977; 164: 18-24. 

17. Weiner W. The effectiveness of a suicide prevention program. Mental Hygiene, 1969; 53: 357-363. 

18. Zenere FJ, Lazarus PJ. The decline of youth suicidal behavior in an urban multicultural public school system following the introduction of a suicide prevention and intervention program. Suicide Life Threat Behav, 1997; 27(4): 387-402. 

19. MMWR. Suicide prevention evaluation in a Western Athabaskan American Indian Tribe--New Mexico, 1988-1997. Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report, 1998; 47(13): 257-261. 

20. Wiegersma PA, Hoffman A, Zielhuis GA. Prevention of suicide by youth health care. Public Health, 1999; 113(3): 125-130. 

21. Leisenring DK. Rural youth suicide prevention: an evaluation of a community-based intervention project.Dissertation-Abstracts International-Section B-Science and Engineering, 2000; 60(7-B): 3570. 

22. Kalaft J. Prevention of youth suicide. Healthy Children 2010: Enhancing children's wellness, 1997; 8: 175-213. 

23. Aoun S. Deliberate self-harm in rural Western Australia: results of an intervention study. Aust N Z J Ment Health Nurs, 1999; 8 (2): 65-73. 

24. Van Heeringen C, Jannes S, Buylaert W, Henderick H, DeBacquer D, Van Remoortel J. The management of non-compliance with referral to out-patient after care among attempted suicide patients: a controlled intervention. Psychol Med, 1995; 25 (5): 963-970. 

25. Cummings P, Grossman DC, Rivara FP, Koepsell TD. State gun safe storage laws and child mortality due to firearms. JAMA, 1997; 278 (13): 1084-1086. 

26. Cantor CH, Slater PJ. The impact of firearm control legislation on suicide in Queensland: preliminary findings. Med J Aust, 1995; 162 (11): 583-585. 

27. Loftin C, McDowall D, Wiersema B, Cottey TJ. Effects of restrictive licensing of handguns on homicide and suicide in the District of Columbia. New England J of Medicine, 1991; 325 (23): 1615-1620. 

28. Cummings P, Koepsell TD, Grossman DC, Savarino J, Thompson RS. The association between the purchse of a handgun and homicide or suicide. Am J Public Health, 1997; 87 (6): 974-978. 

29. Beautrais AL, Joyce PR, Mulder RT. Access to firearms and the risk of suicide: a case control study. Aus N Z J of Psychiatry, 1996; 30: 741-748. 

30. Brent DA, Perper JA, Moritz G, Baugher M, Schweers J, Roth C. Firearms and adolescent suicide: a community case control study. Am J Dis Child, 1993; 147: 1066-1071. 

31. Kellerman AL, Rivara FP, Somes G, et al. Suicide in the home in relation to gun ownership. N Engl J Med, 1992; 327: 467-472. 

32. Brent DA, Perper JA, Allman CJ, Moritz GM, Wartella M, Zelenak JP. The presence and accessibility of firearms in the homes of adolescent suicides: a case-control study. JAMA, 1991; 266: 2989-2995. 

33. Birckmayer J, Hemenway D. Minimum-age drinking laws and youth suicide, 1970-1990. Am J Public Health, 1999; 89 (9): 1365-1368. 

34. Metha A, Weber B, Webb LD. Youth suicide prevention: a survey and analysis of policies and efforts in the 50 states. Suicide Life Threat Behav, 1998; 28 (2): 150-164. 

35. Gunnell D, Middelton N, Frankel S. Method availability and the prevention of a suicide: a re-analysis of secular trends in England and Wales 1950-1975. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 2000; 25: 437-443. 

36. Hawton K, Townsend E, Deeks J, Appleby L, Gunnell D, Bennewith O, Cooper J. Effects of legislation restricting pack sizes of paracetamol and salicylate on self poisoning in the United Kingdom: before and after study. British Medical Journal, 2001; 322: 1-7.