Year: 1984 Source: University of California, San Francisco: 1980. 1 sound cassette (45 min.) Side A SIEC No: 19850890

Suicidal ideation can be an attractive mind set for troubled adolescents in that it provides an alternative to the “problems of living.” Fortunately, it carries with it ambivalent feelings which are conducive to intervention. Dr. Meeks stresses the importance of questioning the adolescent about suicidal feelings as this type of patient answers such questions honestly. He discusses diagnosis & intervention techniques in dealing with 3 types of disturbed adolescents, & some common problem areas.