Year: 2010 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.55, no.5, (May 2010), p.271-273 SIEC No: 20100462

In this editorial the author reviews suicidal behaviour in adolescence, briefly discussing epidemiology, genetic predisposition, psychological risk factors, social risk factors, treatment, assessment, & prevention strategies. The editorial concludes with an outline of the major areas of study which still remain. (33 refs.)