Year: 1982 Source: Crisis, v.3, no.1, (July 1982), p.3-15 SIEC No: 19831553

The English language research literature on child and adolescent suicide, published between 1960 and 1979, is analyzed and critiqued. Significant methodological inadequacies in most of the modern research on youth suicide has led to unfounded conclusions about the nature of the problem.