What Happens to Children Whose Parents Commit Suicide?

Magdalena Romanowicz, Alastair J. McKean, Jennifer Vande Voort

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Abstract

Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death among 25- to 49-year-olds in the United States, and each year roughly 30,000 children are victims of parental suicide in the United States (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2005).1 We report a case of a young child who lost both of his parents to suicide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-352
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume57
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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