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Title:
Teen suicide
Author:
Mitchell, Hayley R., 1968-
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Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Examines some of the causes of suicidal behavior in teenagers, including mental health issues and outside pressures, and discusses prevention efforts and help for survivors.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781560065722
Format :
Book

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Teenagers in the United States account for two thousand suicides committed yearly. The causes of these deaths are varied and controversial, ranging from depression, abuse in the home, and interpersonal issues, to drug abuse, media influence, and more. This text explores these influences, examines other suicide phenomena, such as teen cluster suicides, and evaluates prevention and treatment programs.