Year: 1995 Source: New York: A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. p.106-134 SIEC No: 19950091

Adolescent suicide attempters & their families are frequently noncompliant with outpatient treatment. This chapter reviews studies that have identified & attempted to overcome this problem. It reports on the implementation of a multifamily psychoeducational intake group, describes the orientation group, & provides some results achieved by this group. Clinical examples illustrate the process that typically occurred in the group. Guidelines for group leadership are also outlined. (41 Refs.)