Year: 1991 Source: New York: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, (1991). p.159-170 SIEC No: 19910179

The author asserts that family therapy is the most effective means of reducing suicidal behavior, permitting growth & individuation, & at the same time, maintaining family cohesion. Sections on the suicidal state in children & adolescents, characteristics of families with a suicidal child, the steps of the psychotherapeutic precess, & the importance of communication are presented. (VM)