Year: 1969 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, v.8, no.2, (1969), p.272-289 SIEC No: 19830465

3 case histories focused on the role of parental attitudes as 1 of the factors in adolescent suicidal behavior. It was found that the adolescents’ feeling of abandonment & the subsequent compliance with the felt parental wish for them to die were important factors leading to suicide attempts.