Year: 1999 Source: San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999. p.417-442 SIEC No: 19990276

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.