Year: 1977 Source: Journal of Family Practice, v.4, no.1, (January 1977), p.77-80 SIEC No: 19831232

Discussed is immediate management by the physician of suicide attempts in children and adolescents. Focus is on the psychological aspects of the child’s problem. Suicide by misadventure, adolescents at risk & progression to the suicide attempt are covered. Also discussed is the suicidal schizophrenic adolescent. Treatment measures described include hospitalization, the interview, & medication.