ERIC Number: ED037860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Suicide among Youth. A Review of the Literature, 1900-1967.
Seiden, Richard H.
A review of the literature concerning suicide among youth provides information on variations and trends in incidence in terms of age, sex, racial, and national factors. Theories on the etiology of suicide explore social, psychological, socioeconomic, religious, educational, and cultural factors among suicidal adolescents. Various types of treatment and methods of suicide prevention are described. Twenty four tables and 11 figures present extensive data on death rates for suicide according to age, race, sex, date, nationality, marital status, methods of death, and psychological characteristics. (RD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Cultural Influences, Emotional Disturbances, Etiology, Family Influence, Geographic Distribution, Incidence, Individual Characteristics, Literature Reviews, Prevention, Racial Factors, Sex (Characteristics), Social Characteristics, Statistical Surveys, Suicide
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($0.65)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Services and Mental Health Administration (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Chevy Chase, MD. National Clearinghouse for Mental Health Information.