Year: 1991 Source: Nursing Clinics of North America, v.26, no.3, (September 1991), p.623-634 SIEC No: 19911105

In this article, the authors briefly discuss the study of suicide in 5 parts: prevalence & history, theories, current approaches to the problem, a case illustration, & a listing of existing resources. The case study of John, a depressed suicidal adolescent, represents a hypothetical application of the current approaches to adolescent suicide. (27 refs.)