Adolescent Suicidal Behavior (IN: Suicidology: Essays in Honor of Edwin S. Shneidman, edited by A A Leenaars)
Myatt R J~~Greenblatt M
The article focuses on the need to understand adolescent suicide. Includes a statistical review of adolescent suicide rates in the U.S.A.. An overview of several perspectives on adolescent suicide includes: motivation, diagnosis, psychobiology, psychosocial, psycotic process, contagion, assessment, and treatment. 8 graphs and figures. 114 references.