Year: 1992 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.149, no.10, (October 1992), p.1416-1417 SIEC No: 19920770

In this letter to the editor, the authors praise a previous article by Hendin on youth suicide (see SIEC #911242). However, they say that Hendin failed to address the increased vulnerability of homosexual youth for suicide. They state that suicidal behaviour among gay & lesbian youth is an epidemic within an epidemic that remains largely unknown. Dr. Hendin’s reply to this letter follows.