Year: 1980 Source: Stuttgart: Enke, 1980. 155+p. SIEC No: 19850947

A broad range of topics are covered related to adolescent suicide. Demographic & epidemiologic data is cited for Switzerland (1888-1977), Germany & Austria (1968-1977). An overview of empirical investigation methods useful in the assessment of suicide potential is provided. Preventive therapies & those utilized following a suicide attempt are discussed. The final section deals with social problems encountered by adolescents. (NBB)