Year: 1993 Source: Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson Inc., 1993. p.186-206 SIEC No: 19930742

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.