Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
This observational study determined that more restrictive overall gun control policies are associated with a reduced likelihood of youth gun carrying; these findings are relevant to gun policy debates about the critical importance of strengthening the overall gun law environment to prevent youth gun carrying.
This period trend analysis describes trends in suicide among US children younger than 12 years by sociodemographic group and method of death.
This longitudinal study reports that suicide rates for adolescents and young adults are higher in rural than urban communities, and rural-urban disparities appear to be increasing over time.
This Editorial discusses the role that access to firearms plays in youth suicide and suggests ways to reduce that risk.
van Geel et al examine the relationship between peer victimization and suicidal ideation or suicide attempts in children and adolescents.