Year: 1986 Source: National Conference on the Habilitation and Rehabilitation of Deaf Adolescents, (2nd: 1986: Oklahoma), p.187-207 SIEC No: 20080593

Little research is available on adolescent suicide in the deaf population. This presentation reviewed the general literature, highlighting those areas in which particular application could be made to hearing-impaired adolescents. A summary was provided of the unique dynamics & factors which apply to hearing impaired adolescents & which helping progressionals should keep in mind while working with severely depressed adolescents. A model for intervention was offered, with specific techniques which may be used in helping suicidal adolescents who are deaf. (19 refs.)