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ERIC Number: EJ527617
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Psychological Autopsy Provides Insight into Gifted Adolescent Suicide.
Cross, Tracy
Gifted Child Today Magazine, v19 n3 p22-23,50 May-Jun 1996
This article highlights findings of a study on the suicides of three academically talented male adolescents. Results of the psychological autopsies are reported in terms of commonalities with adolescent suicide in the general population; commonalities among the three cases related to their giftedness; and themes emerging across the cases, including depression, suicide contagion, and overexcitability. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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