ERIC Number: ED132782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
Trends in Mental Health: Self-Destructive Behavior Among Younger Age Groups.
Frederick, Calvin J.
Keynote, v4 n3 p3-5 May 76
The pamphlet discusses methods of recognizing and responding to behavior that can culminate in suicide, with emphasis on adolescents and young adults. Incidence and types of behavior--self-assaultive, self-destructive, and suicidal--are described, clues to aid in the identification of potential suicides are provided, and ten preventive steps are recommended. (IM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Counseling, Emotional Disturbances, Identification, Prevention, Suicide, Young Adults
National Institute of Mental Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852 [Publication No. (ADM) 76-365]
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.