Year: 1987 Source: Adolescence, v.22, no.86, (Summer 1987), p.317-320 SIEC No: 19871755

The concept of “subcultures” is applied to depressed & suicidal teenagers. A case example is presented of a group of five teenagers, three of whom killed themselves. The characteristics of the group members are described in order to pinpoint the defining values of a teenage suicidal subculture.