Article Abstract

Always hard to absorb: youngsters suicide from childhood adversity

Authors: Jianrong Zhang


Suicide is a complex social issue. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year there are nearly 800,000 deaths from suicide worldwide (1). Among youngsters with ages from 15–29 years old, suicide is the second leading cause of mortality worldwide, and its incidence rate is increasing (1-5). Therefore, it is important to identify corresponding risk factors for future intervention.