Year: 1988 Source: Muncie, Indiana: Accelerated Development Inc., (1988). p.87-109 SIEC No: 19890480

This chapter is one of importance to the practicing school, mental health or licensed counselor working with potentially suicidal adolescents. The chapter reviews the literature relating to the personality traits that contribute to adolescent suicide, makes recommendations for understanding the potentially suicial adolescent and discusses possible prevention measures.