Year: 1990 Source: Psychiatric Annals, v.20, no.3, (March 1990), p.122-124, 127 SIEC No: 20020039

This article presents a comprehensive & critical review of the literature on the psychosocial factors of suicide in adolescents. Also presented is a summary of the findings of a study conducted by Husain & Vandiver (1984), who have analyzed 167 cases of suicidal behaviour presented in the literature. (30 refs.)