Year: 1984 Source: International Journal of Family Psychiatry, v.5, no.2, (1984), p.139-150 SIEC No: 19870019

A random sample of 101 children aged 6-12 years with no previous psychiatric history were interviewed & tested regarding suicidal behaviour & ideation. A number of variables were significantly associated with suciidal behaviour including depression, preoccupation with death and family history of suicide & depression. Intervention recommendations are also made. 17 Refs. (LH)