Year: 1998 Source: Journal of Adolescence, v.21, no.4, (August 1998), p.499-503 SIEC No: 20020240

A review of international statistics indicates that youth suicide rates are not increasing in all nations. Furthermore, it is suggested that the quality of life in nations is improving & that this improvement itself may increase the risk of suicide, especially in youth with narcissistic personality traits & antisocial personality disorder traits. (7 refs.)