As our knowledge of the change and turmoil of adolescence grows, so the number of issues on which psychotherapeutic techniques can shed light increases: this monograph focuses on one of the most urgent. It provides not only practical insights into dealing with suicidal or potentially suicidal adolescents - with an emphasis on prevention of the prob
PART ONE Work with adolescence at Risk, CHAPTER ONE Psychological development In adolescence: "danger signs" CHAPTER TWO Depression and self-hatred CHAPTER THREE Depression and guilt CHAPTER FOUR A suicidal girl from a loving home CHAPTER FIVE Loss of the sense of reality about death CHAPTER SIX "Don't help me!" -the suicidal adolescent PART Two proceeding of a Conference on A Suicidal Adolescent, Understanding suicide: does it have a special meaning in adolescence? Discussion CHAPTER EIGHT The suicidal adolescent: experiences of a general practitioner CHAPTER NINE About "not noticing" the suicidal adolescent A research study into attempted suicide in adolescence, Discussion CHAPTER ELEVEN Can we prevent suicide In adolescence?