Year: 1968 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.125, no.1, (1968), p.69-74 SIEC No: 19821070

Adolescent girls who attempt suicide are often victims of chaotic, disrupted families, condemnation, & isolation. Rejection by a boyfriend, repeating the initial rejection by the family, often precedes the suicide attempt. A treatment outline involving the entire family is presented.