Year: 1984 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (17th: 1984: Anchorage, Alaska), p.70-71 SIEC No: 19850351

Data collected for the period 1969-1983 are discussed in an attempt to assess younger age suicides. Trends that relate to age, marital status, sex & family are presented. The author states that the development of self-esteem & communications skills in young people would enable them to cope more easily with life crisis. (note: this article is a summary of a presentation to the 17th Annual Meeting of the AAS, May 2-5/84.)(NBB)