Electronic cigarettes and suicidal behaviours among adolescents and young adults: An unclear relationship that calls for further research


A recent systematic review by Livingston and colleagues (Livingston et al., 2022) sought to synthesize available evidence on the physical and mental health outcomes associated with e-cigarette use in adolescent populations. Among other findings, suicidal behaviours were one of the most frequently reported mental health problems among young adults who indicated ever using electronic cigarettes. We provide a complementary perspective that continues the conversation about the mental health consequences of electronic cigarettes among youth, particularly in relation to suicide and suicidal behaviours