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Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents$
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Barry M. Wagner

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780300112504

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300112504.001.0001

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Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents
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Barry M. Wagner

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0001

Suicidal behavior can be a common end point for children and adolescents who are depressed and anxious, inhibited, avoidant, aggressive, or impulsive. This book focuses on suicidal behavior among children and adolescents. It describes the nature and problem of suicide and suicidal behavior, the theoretical models that explain suicide and nonfatal suicidal behavior, and examines research on the precursors, risk factors, causes, and clinical and preventive interventions that are helpful across a wide spectrum of suicidal youths.

Keywords:   suicidal behavior, suicide, risk factors, clinical interventions, preventive interventions, suicidal youths

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