Year: 1989 Source: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 1989. p.110-130 SIEC No: 19890945

This paper reviews studies of suicidal behavior in youth in recent & early stressful life events. Studies of attempted & completed suicide are considered, as well as studies with & without controls. Parental loss due to death & reasons other than death are considered at some length. The authors include 11 general conclusions & directions for further studies that they emerged from this overview. (CM)