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ERIC Number: EJ424132
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-5976
Suicide among Elementary School-Aged Children.
Nelson, Richard E; Crawford, Beth
Elementary School Guidance and Counseling, v25 n2 p123-28 Dec 1990
Questionnaires completed by approximately 125 counselors revealed contact with 187 students considering suicide during 1 academic year, 26 of whom had attempted suicide, and 1 of whom committed suicide. Critical concerns of elementary students identified by counselors included parent divorce, appearance/self-esteem, peer pressure, remarriage, academic failure, alcohol/drug abuse, learning disabilities, latchkey children, suicidal behavior, and illness/disability. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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