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Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Barry M. Wagner


This evaluation of the research on this topic presents the current state of knowledge about suicidal behaviors in children and adolescents, addressing the trends of the past ten years and evaluating available treatment approaches. The book provides an in-depth examination of the problem of suicidal behavior within the context of child and adolescent behavior. Among the developmental issues covered are the evolving capacity for emotional self-regulation, change and stresses in family, peer, and romantic relationships, and developing conceptions of time and death. It also provides an up-to-date ... More

Keywords: suicidal behaviors, children, adolescents, treatment approaches, adolescent behavior, emotional self-regulation, romantic relationships, antidepressant medications, suicide crisis, prevention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780300112504
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300112504.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barry M. Wagner, author