Year: 1990 Source: Adolescence, v.25, no.99, (Fall 1990), p.543-552 SIEC No: 19910760

This study examines the relationship between depression, social skills & suicidal behavior in 41 adolescents hospitalized following a suicide attempt & 40 nonsuicidal psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents. No differences were found between the 2 groups on the self-report of social skills or depression. The results provide support for the relationship between social skills & depression. (VM)