Year: 1975 Source: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, v.3, no.2, (July 1975), p.190-208 SIEC No: 19871022

Some of the research findings on the prevalence, causes and possible prevention of suicidal behaviour and suicidal ideation in adolescents are reviewed. A number of factors appear to be associated with suicidal behviour. Some data on suicidal ideation in a sample of English adolescents are reported, with suggestions for using such questionnaire data for identifying teenagers in need of counselling.