Year: 1981 Source: Thesis (Ed.D.)-Boston University, 1981. 153p. SIEC No: 19830601

An examination of the suicidal female adolescent in the context of the interpersonal relationship with the mother and specifically the suicidal phenomenon as an inadequate resolution of the individuation phase of early childhood. Data from three groups totalling 44 adolescents and their mothers were evaluated using the Peebles Personality Checklist. (KB)