Year: 1994 Source: New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1994. p.189-218 SIEC No: 20010669

This chapter discusses depression in middle childhood, the effects of parental loss in early & middle childhood, the loss of self-worth or self-esteem, children of depressed mothers, pharmacotherapeutic & psychotherapeutic treatments, depression in adolescence, & adolescent suicide. The section on adolescent suicide reviews epidemiology, developmental pathways, suicide completions, suicide attempts, an integrative model which reconstructs the steps leading to suicide ideation, & prevention & treatment.