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ERIC Number: EJ358876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Cheap Thrills and Humble Pie: The Adolescence of Female Suicide Attempters.
Stephens, B. Joyce
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v17 n2 p107-18 Sum 1987
Examined social and psychological patterns of the adolescence of females who become adult suicide attempters. Obtained life histories of 50 adult female suicide attempters and personal documents written during adolescence. Identified two patterns: Cheap Thrills pattern of defiance, rebelliousness, acting-out, drug use, and indiscriminate sexuality; and Humble Pie pattern of over conformity, docility,, passivity, and emotional submergence. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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