Year: 1979 Source: Family Perspective, (Fall 1979), p.189-196 SIEC No: 19830098

Theories of suicide, implications for practitioners & recognition of symptoms are reviewed. The role of schools, suicide prevention centers, society & counseling/therapy in prevention & treatment are examined. A holistic approach is emphasized & as well as the importance of after care. Adolescent insecurity & lack of belonging due to family & societal conditions are major contributors to the problem. (GW)