Year: 1993 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v.32, no.1, (Jan. 1993), p.82-88 SIEC No: 19930200

Although alcohol consumption, depression severity, & family dysfunction were intercorrelated in the study of 54 adolescent inpatient girls reported in this article, regression analysis revealed their differential importance to the prediction of self-reported suicidal ideation & severity of clinician-documented suicidal ideation or behavior (none, ideation, intent, gesture, attempt). Implications for assessment & treatment are discussed. (39 Refs.)