Suicidal Ideation Research Paper

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Being affiliated with a gang has shown significant rise of suicide and suicidal ideations among youth in an institutionalized setting. Suicidal attempt has been an indicated behavior throughout the institutions. When gang members are being evaluated by mental health clinicians, they do not report any suicidal ideations or attempts. However they show it through their behaviors rather than report it due to the expectations of being a gang member. Most of these members have experienced sexual abuse which has lead to being a suicidal. Proper supervision was lacking in the institutions in order to catch these behaviors quickly rather than wait until it had occurred
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