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A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Intergenerational Transmission of Suicide Attempts

2017 Pilot Research Grant
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies

Ana Ortin Peralta, Ph.D.

Ana Ortin Peralta, Ph.D.
Hunter College of CUNY

Inside the Research

Question: What is the impact of parental suicide attempts on offspring?

Strategy: Using the 1987 Finnish Birth Cohort data, offspring suicide attempts will be evaluated in relation to parent attempts, offspring childhood psychological assessments, and attempt by age 31.

Impact: Guidance for clinicians about suicide attempt risk of youth.