Year: 1970 Source: Bedside Nurse, v.3, (December 1970), p.27-30 SIEC No: 19850832

This article is a general discussion of suicide among children & adolescents. Early signs such as withdrawal, truancy, a decline in academic performance & explosive & unpredictable emotional outburts are often ignored or treated as “stages” to be tolerated until outgrown. The author stresses the importance of early intervention & treatment. 5 ref. (NBB)