Year: 1985 Source: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, v.1, no.3-4, (July-December 1985), p.397-408 SIEC No: 19901147

Describes the hospital’s role in dealing with cases of attempted suicide and suicidal behaviour in adolescents, with emphasis on the vital function of providing follow-up care and services. The importance of hospitalization in cases of attempted suicide is discussed and ethical issues are addressed. 25 refs.