Year: 1990 Source: American Journal of Psychotherapy, v.44, no.4, (October 1990), p.552-562 SIEC No: 19902052

What is the connection between adolescent suicide & parental alcoholism? This is explored by comparing a normal, nonsuicidal development against a development of self, from an object-attachment approach, impacted by parental alcoholism. A case study illustrates the lack of self-consolidation, sadomasochistic behaviour, & attending peer relationships. (17 refs.)