Year: 1986 Source: Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, v.20, no.2, (February 1986), p.64, 66-67 SIEC No: 19970779

This article is an interview with Dr. Cynthia Pfeffer who discussed suicidal tendencies in children & adolescents. Dr. Pffefer answered questions on the incidence of suicidal behaviour in American children, reasons why the adolescent rate is so high, factors that create risk for suicidal behaviours, methods of suicide, how depression is diagnosed in children & adolescents, the best treatment for suicidal youth, psychiatric hospitalization, prevention, & the prognosis for suicidal children.