Crossing the Desert Alone: an Etiological Model of Female Adolescent Suicidality (IN: Women, Girls & Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance, edited by C Gilligan et al)
Zimmerman J K
A theoretical model is described focusing on the developmentof suicidality in female adolescents with a central theme based on “unsolvable problems”. The questions raised deal withcomelability of adolescent girls who attempt suicide. A treatment model is then proposed based on psychotherapy between mother and daughter. 15 references.