Year: 1970 Source: American Journal of Public Health, v.60, no.12, (1970), p.2289-2301 SIEC No: 19830406

Attention is directed to an apparently high-risk of attempted or threatened suicide in a cohort of young women who were pregnant before age 18. Factors related to suicide attempts are discussed and stress is placed on the need for preventive action, including early detection and intensive treatment of long duration for suicide-prone girls and for those who threaten or attempt suicide.