ERIC Number: EJ411747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Suicide and the Gifted Adolescent.
Hayes, Marnell L.; Sloat, Robert S.
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v13 n3 p229-44 Spr 1990
This study surveyed school counselors in 129 high schools to examine factors in student suicidal behaviors. Of 40,805 students, 42 suicide-related events were reported, 8 of which involved gifted students. None was a completed suicide. Variables such as sex, race, family status, extracurricular activity, and nature of the attempt were considered. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Emotional Adjustment of Gifted Students.