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The primary aim of this study is to examine the relationship between personal values and suicidal thoughts in a sample of U.S. Veterans.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Suicide Risk Factors
Denver VA Medical Center
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:54-0400
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