Transitions from Suicidal Thoughts/Non-Suicidal Self-Harm to Suicide Attempts: A Longitudinal Study
2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount Awarded: $104,000
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies
Becky Mars, Ph.D.
University of Bristol
Mentor: David Gunnell, Ph.D., University of Bristol
Inside the Research
Question: How do suicidal ideation and self-harm behavior transition to suicidal behavior?
Strategy: Using the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, adolescents ages 16 to 21 are studied. Variables include suicidal ideation, self-harm behavior and associated risk factors.
Impact: Inform concepts of the transition from ideation and self-harm to suicidal behavior.