ERIC Number: EJ482995
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Childhood Suicide and Myths Surrounding It.
Greene, Dorothea B.
Social Work, v39 n2 p230-32 Mar 1994
Dispels five misconceptions surrounding the suicide of children: that children under the age of six do not commit suicide; that suicide in latency years is extremely rare; that psychodynamically and developmentally true depression is not possible in childhood; that child cannot understand finality of death; and that children are cognitively and physically incapable of implementing suicide plan successfully. (NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A