Year: 1989 Source: Roeper Review, v.11, no.3, (March 1989), p.134-139 SIEC No: 19902072

Suicide has become the solution to an increasing number of gifted youth’s mounting frustrations. While not all or even a documented majority of gifted children attempt suicide as a solution to life’s stressors, the loss of even a small number of gifted youth is reason enough for intervention to be actively sought. One possible solution is mandatory counseling within the gifted curriculum as a preventive intervention. (44 refs.)