Year: 2000 Source: New York, NY: The Guilford Press, 2000. 282p. SIEC No: 20020328

This edited volume includes papers on: the epidemiology of adolescent suicide in the USA; a shift in American suicide levels around the month boundary; integrating science into the practice of clinical suicidology; behavioural treatments of suicidal behaviours; cognitive risk factors in suicide; psychopharmacological treatment of suicidal patients; suicidal behaviour in prepubertal children; innovative approaches to youth suicide prevention; suicidal behaviour in later life; the consideration of cultural beliefs & behaviours in the study of suicide; the relationship between occupation & suicide among African American males in Ohio; & recent developments in the debate over physician-assisted suicide.