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Depression may be factor in gang membership


Youth who become involved in gangs have significantly higher levels of depression and report a substantively higher rate of suicidal thoughts and behaviors than comparison youth, according to a study in Criminal Justice and Behavior. In addition, gang membership is associated with higher depression and suicide rates. Read more and read the study abstract.

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