Year: 1989 Source: New York: The Haworth Press, (1989). p.61-88 SIEC No: 19910066

The author details the results of numerous studies on adolescent suicide. In particular, he provides detailed information on demography, methods of death, & the typical circumstances & precipitants of suicidal acts. As well, there are sections outlining psychiatric disorders, behavioral characteristics, & exposure to the notion of suicide. The author concludes by discussing the rise in adolescent suicide, & suggesting methods for suicide prevention. (VM)