Year: 1980 Source: South African Medical Journal, v.57, no.3, (January 19 1980), p.81-84 SIEC No: 19860863

Conduct disorders are one of the most common conditions seen in child & adolescent psychiatric clinics. A 1978 study revealed the second highest incidence of parasuicide to be within the 10-19 year old group. Presented are guidelines for primary care physicians in the management of these patient,s based on the dynamics of suicidal behavior. 23 ref. (NBB)