ERIC Number: EJ482933
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Differences among Adolescent, Young Adult, and Adult Callers of Suicide Help Lines.
de Anda, Diane; Smith, Melanie A.
Social Work, v38 n4 p421-28 Jul 1993
Examined data on 165 adolescents, 65 young adults, and 175 adults who called 2 suicide help lines. Adults and young adults reported depression as primary reason for contemplating suicide; adolescents reported interpersonal problems. Although callers reported suicide ideation, very small percentage fell into high-risk categories with regard to degree of suicide planfulness and lethality of chosen method. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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