ERIC Number: ED344145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Preventing Adolescent Suicide.
Capuzzi, Dave; Golden, Larry
This book deals with the realities of adolescent suicide. It consists of 15 chapters organized under 5 major headings: The Problem of Adolescent Suicide (chapters 1 and 2); A Profile of the Attempter (chapters 3-6); Assessing Lethality (chapters 7 and 8); Prevention and Intervention (chapters 9-14); and Legal Issues (chapter 15). Individual chapters include: (1) "Adolescent Suicide: An Introduction to Issues and Interventions" (Dave Capuzzi & Larry Golden); (2) "Societal Trends and the World of the Adolescent" (Jan Gill-Wigal); (3) "Behavioral Indicators" (Arlene Metha & Helen Dunham); (4) "Personality Variables" (Sharla Nichols & Daniel Fasko, Jr.); (5) "Thinking Patterns and Motivation" (Patricia Velkoff & Thomas Huberty); (6) "Depression" (J. Jeffries McWhirter & Timothy Kigin); (7) "Psychological Assessment" (Fred Alberts, Jr.); (8) "'Signatures' of Suicide" (Carol Tomlinson-Keasey & Charles Blake Keasey); (9) "Overview of Prevention" (Richard Nelson); (10) "A Model Prevention Program" (Beverly Celotta, Golda Jacobs, Susan Keys & Geneva Cannon); (11); Interventions with Native Americans" (James Jordan); (12) "Interventions with College Campus Populations" (Allen Ottens, Lynn Fisher-McCanne & Alan Farber); (13) "Crisis Intervention" (Rosemary Thompson); (14) "Family Therapy and Networking" (Artis Palmo & Linda Palmo); and (15) "Legal Considerations for the Practitioner" (J. Jeffries McWhirter & Robert McWhirter). (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, At Risk Persons, College Students, Higher Education, Identification, Individual Characteristics, Intervention, Legal Responsibility, Prevention, Profiles, Suicide
Accelerated Development, Inc., Publishers, 3400 Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304-4896 ($25.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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