Year: 1987 Source: Advances in Pediatrics, v.34, (1987), p.313-334 SIEC No: 19880239

The authors stress the importance of the pediatrician’s role in reducing premature death by suicide in children & adolescents. They state that recent advances in assessment, diagnosis, & pharmacologic treatment of depression & other psychiatric disorders in children now permit the treatment of conditions that were previously untreatable. 101 Refs. (NBB)