5066.0 Suicide

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
Leading researchers in the field will present the findings of new studies related to suicide risk and prevention.
Session Objectives: The participant (learner) in this session will be able to identify current issues in suicide risk and prevention.

8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Gender differences in suicidal ideation and deliberate self-harm among adolescents in Sri Lanka
Bilesha Perera, PhD, Nayana Fernando, MSc, Truls Østbye, MD, PhD, Christopher Woods, MD and Vathsala Abeyagunawardana, BSc
9:15 AM
Measuring the minority gap in mental health service use among suicidal youth: Findings from a national survey
Ping Wu, PhD, Bozena J. Katic, MPH, MPA, Xinhua Liu, PhD, Bin Fan, MD, Cordelia J. Fuller, MS and David Shaffer, MD
9:30 AM
Coping with thoughts of suicide: Mental health consumers speak
Gary Haugland, MA, Mary Jane Alexander, PhD, Edward Knight, PhD, Peter Ashenden and Isaac Brown

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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