Suicide and attempted suicide among children and adolescents

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Sage Publications, 1986 - Medical - 159 pages
Dr Hawton gives a straightforward account of what is known about suicidal behaviour among children and adolescents, including its treatment and prevention. His data on suicidal trends and epidemiology comes from the US, the UK and Australia. He looks at possible causes, motives, precipitants, and the personal and interpersonal consequences of suicide attempts.

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Series Editors Introduction
2 Epidemiology and Nature of Suicide Among
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About the author (1986)

Professor Keith Hawton DSc is the recipient of:
1995 Stengel Research Award by the International Association for Suicide Prevention
2001 Dublin Research Award by the American Association for Suicidology
2002 Research Award of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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