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Developmentally-Specific Risks for Suicidal Ideation and Self-harm In Early and Middle Childhood

2016 Pilot Research Grant
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies

Elise Paul, M.A.
Cornell University

Inside the Research

Question: Are there early warning signs of risk for suicidal behavior?

Strategy: Use two youth databases (LONGSCAN-Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect; and FFCWS-Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study) to learn about the trajectory of mental health and suicidal ideation and behavior.

Impact: Identification of early age-specific risks of suicidal ideation and self-harm.