Year: 1992 Source: International Review of Psychiatry, v.4, no.2, (1992), p.185-195 SIEC No: 20030991

Because of a significant rise in adolescent suicide rates, the authors turn their attention to adolescent suicide & the spectrum of suicidal behavior. Epidemiological information, associated risk factors, explanations for the increased rates, & the intervention & treatment of suicidal adolescents are reviewed. (80 refs)