Year: 1985 Source: New York:Springer, 1985. 208 p. SIEC No: 19850885

This book, which deals with youth suicide issues, is presented in 4 sections. An introduction is followed by a section on psychodynamic issues offering conceptualizations Re. The basis of self-destructive behavior enriched by case histories. The treatment section illustrates rigorous clinical research involving suicidal adolescents while chapters on prevention argue in favor of school-based programs. The ending summary is a blueprint for future youth suicide prevention activities. (LH)