Year: 1995 Source: Families in Society, v.76, no.5, (May 1995), p.267-280 SIEC No: 20020648

Studies of preadolescents strongly suggest that the prevalence of depression & suicidal activity among them has been seriously underestimated. The study reviews current thinking about preadolescent suicide; discusses its implications for clinicians, supervisors, & agency administrators; & recommends a research agenda to guide & support effective practice with preadolescents at risk for suicide. (76 refs)