Year: 1994 Source: New York, NY: The Guilford Press, (1994). 229p. SIEC No: 20070116

This book reviews the relevant literature & presents new data from a range of international sources to provide an in-depth, comprehensive examination of youth violence, particularly homicide & suicide. Expidemiologic patterns & demographic variables among American adolescents are compared with trends in other countries. Using information gleaned from long-term patterns, the authors present various approaches for the development of effective prevention & intervention strategies.