Year: 1988 Source: Australian Family Physician, v.17, no.5, (May 1988), p.331-333 SIEC No: 19910440

Recently there has been much public concern about suicide & the mental health of adolescents. Suicidal threats, depression & parental anxiety may lead families to present their youngsters to the family physician. This article addresses such issues as understanding & assessing these phenomena & the role of the general practitioner in their management. (25 refs.)