Year: 2004 Source: Advance for Nurse Practitioners, v.12, no.2, (2004), p.49-54,56 SIEC No: 20080852

As primary care providers, nurse practitioners are in an ideal position to provide primary assessment, diagnosis, & emergency interventions. This article outlines how to identify primary risk factors for adolescent suicide & specific familial characteristics that can place an adolescent at increased risk. (21 refs)