Year: 1986 Source: Clinical Psychiatry News, v.14, no.11, (November 1986), p.1,11 SIEC No: 19870193

Discusses the effect of television news, feature stories, & movies about suicide on adolescent suicide rates, referring to 2 studies which found significant increases in teen suicide rates following such telecasts. Suggests that the media must be responsible in the way they depict both suicide & the treatment of mental illness & depression, since censorship is not the answer.