Year: 1989 Source: Omega, v.20, no.3, (1989-90), p.205-212 SIEC No: 19900142

Discusses the role of death preoccupations in the diagnosis of childhood suicidal behavior. 101 randomly selected children & a parent were interviewed. The suicidal children had significantly more intense preoccupations with death than the nonsuicidal children. Brief vignettes are used to illustrate the findings.