Wang J, Xie H, Holland KM, Sumner SA, Balaji AB, David-Ferdon CF, Crosby AE. Self-Directed Violence After Medical Emergency Department Visits Among Youth. American journal of preventive medicine. 2019 Feb;56(56). 205-214. PMID: 30573334 [PubMed]
Identifying medical encounters that precede self-directed violence may allow for important prevention opportunities. This study examined the risk of self-directed violence after visiting the emergency department for a range of physical health conditions among youth.