ERIC Number: EJ428166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Self-Psychology, Shame, and Adolescent Suicide: Theoretical and Practical Considerations.
Shreve, Barry W.; Kunkel, Mark A.
Journal of Counseling and Development, v69 n4 p305-11 Mar-Apr 1991
Discusses role of shame in adolescent suicidal behaviors using psychoanalytic self-psychology of Heinz Kohut as theoretical foundation. Describes shame as central component of suicidal behavior within context of adolescence. Offers theoretical explanation of adolescent suicidal behavior from self-psychology perspective. Presents suggestions for treatment of suicidal adolescent and illustrative vignette. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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