% indicated that peer difficulties were the main precipitant to DSH and suicidal attempt (65).
Multiple studies have found that childhood hyperactivity difficulties and DSH in adolescence are mediated by mental disorders (56) but to the best of our knowledge, only one study has analyzed peer difficulties as a moderator for the development of DSH. In a longitudinal follow-up study of 228 girls aged 6–12 years with and without ADHD Meza et al. (46) found that peer difficulties (peer victimization) in
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