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Suicide in Children and Adolescents

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2004 - Spring


edited by Robert A. King, M.D., professor of psychiatry and a member of the Child Study Center, and Alan Apter

Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, United Kingdom) 2003; 334 pages

Experts from psychiatry, epidemiology, neurobiology, genetics and psychotherapy bring together the most recent findings in their fields to address important questions about suicide. How can these deaths be prevented? Can they be anticipated? Are there perceptible patterns? What role do families and gender play? What are the treatments for and outcomes of suicide attempters?

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