Familial Factors in Suicidal Behaviors
Familial factors related to suicide can be categorized as environmental, heritable (genetic), and interactions of the two. Many familial risk and protective factors in suicide are interrelated, and it is difficult to determine whether a trait is directly associated with suicide and what proportion of that trait is heritable. Research in this area is ongoing, and knowledge is evolving rapidly.
Genetics; Suicide; Suicide—Prevention; Suicide victims; Suicide victims--Family relationships
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Genetics | Medicine and Health | Medicine and Health Sciences | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Health
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Familial Factors in Suicidal Behaviors. In Claire M. Renzetti; Jeffrey L. Edleson,
Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence
Thousand Oak, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.