Year: 1997 Source: Child: Care, Health, and Development, v.23, no.2, (1997), p.173-185 SIEC No: 20031192

This article discusses the rapidly increasing suicide rate among male adolescents in the UK, for the purpose of expanding & transforming current knowledge of suicide & suicidal behaviour into effective suicide prevention strategies. In order to do so, the authors emphasize the need to be aware of the problems of putting theory into practice & evaluate all interventions that are undertaken to determine their appropriateness & effectiveness. (51 refs)