Year: 1991 Source: Perth, Western Australia: Health Department of Western Australia, (1991). 36p. SIEC No: 19930345

This report highlights demographic & clinical issues unique to Western Australian youth. Findings are summarized with reference to incidence of attempted suicide, demographic characteristics, clinical presentation, repeat attempts, motives for attempt, involvement of alcohol & drugs, psychiatric disorders, psycho-social stressors, methods of deliberate self-harm, hospital costs & services utilized, post-hospital treatment, clinical outcome, methodological issues, & terminology. (35 Refs.)