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The prevalence of suicidal ideation and behaviors in preadolescent children is higher than previously estimated, and parents are often unaware of their childs suicidality, revealed a cross-sectional analysis from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study.

Family conflict and low parental monitoring seem to be associated with suicidality in this age group, stated researchers. The study was published online in JAMA Network Open.

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