Year: 1970 Source: Toronto: Wiley-Interscience, 1970. p.157-202 SIEC No: 19840466

The first part of this chapter reviews the general psychopathology of depressive disorder & considers the clinical manifestations, personality dynamics, & problems of differential diagnosis associated with adolescent depression. The second part reviews the demography & dynamics of suicidal behavior in young people & elaborates the clinical assessment & management of suicidal risk in adolescent patients. 95 Refs. (LH)