Year: 1989 Source: Adolescent Psychiatry, v.16, (1989), p.53-69 SIEC No: 19900405

Within a developmental context, the author discusses major areas of concern relative to adolescents including suicide, affective illness, substance abuse & adolescent pregnancy. Suggests that there is a major crisis in mental health care & delivery for adolescents with escalating problems & inadequate mechanisms for coping. (30 ref)