Year: 1986 Source: Advances in Adolescent Mental Health, v.1, pt.B, (1986), p.91-117 SIEC No: 19910049

Describes many contributing factors & behaviors associated with adolescent suicide. The authors discuss suicidal ideation, parasuicide & completed suicide, as well as the sociocultural intrapsychic, diagnostic, & biological factors involved in suicide. They conclude by presenting a section on future direction for research and prevention. (67 refs.) (VM)