Suicide in Children and Adolescents (IN: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Suicide Assessment and Intervention, edited by D G Jacobs)
Goldman S~~Beardslee W R
This chapter reviews the epidemiology & risk factors for suicidal behaviours among American children & adolescents. This information is integrated into a clinical model that can be used for assessing, understanding & treating the individual child. The chapter concludes with some recommendations for future areas of investigation.