Year: 2005 Source: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, v.17, no.3, (July-September 2005), p.221-224 SIEC No: 20090276

The rate of suicide in the United States among prepubertal children and young adults has increased from 120% from 1980 to 1992. A review of the most relevant findings regarding children, adolescents and suicide are presented.