Year: 1987 Source: SIEC Current Awareness Bulletin, v.3, no.1, (1987), p.4-5 SIEC No: 19880557

This review discusses how the authors’ achieve their aim, which is to provide an understanding of youth suicide. The book contains an overview of adolescent suicidal behavior; a case history used to illustrate current theory; available methods of assessment & treatment featuring research on adolescents & drug overdoses, & a theoretical assessment model based on children’s attitudes to life & death, as well as, sections on the role of the family & 2 school based prevention programs. (GW)