ERIC Number: EJ646767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Prevention of Youth Suicide: How Well Informed Are the Potential Gatekeepers of Adolescents in Distress?
Scoullar, Kylie M.; Smith, David I.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v32 n1 p67-79 Spr 2002
Knowledge about adolescent suicide in Australia was investigated using the Adolescent Suicide Behavior Questionnaire. General practitioners and teachers scored, on average, 71% and 59% of the questionnaire items correct, respectively. Strengths and deficits in knowledge across the professions are discussed in terms of the potential gatekeeping role of these professionals in suicide prevention. (Contains 38 references and 2 tables.) (BF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia