Year: 1977 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-Ohio State University, 1977. 118p. SIEC No: 19831306

Study to determine whether families with a suicidal adolescent are distorted in some characteristic and objectively measurable ways, or only perceived as such by the suicidal adolescent. The teenager’s status, both real and perceived, within the family unit is also discussed. Three family tasks were administered, the Unrevealed Differences Technique, the Family Concept Test and the Statement and Guessing Game. (KB)