ERIC Number: EJ452610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
The Development of the Concept of Suicide in Children.
Normand, Claude L.; Mishara, Brian L.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v25 n3 p183-203 1992
Examined development of concept of suicide in 60 children. Found that 10 percent of first, 50 percent of third, and 95 percent of fifth graders had basic understanding of suicide. Attitudes toward suicide were neutral or negative. Concept of suicide was significantly related to concept of death and experiences with death and was also related to age. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada