Year: 1987 Source: The Network News, no.7, (April 1987), p.1,3-5 SIEC No: 19900660

The author discusses the growth of adolescent suicide clusters. He outlines numerous clusters, including the deaths of 4 Bergenfield, New Jersey teens who killed themselves in 1987. He describes the effect of this 1987 incident in promoting other suicides. He provides the results of research by David Phillips & others on the impact of media coverage of suicides on the suicide rate. (VM)