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Preventive Interventions and Treatments for Suicidal Youth

Edited by Dwight L. Evans, Edna B. Foa, Raquel E. Gur, Herbert Hendin, Charles P. O'Brien, Martin E.P. Seligman and B. Timothy Walsh

in Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780195173642
Published online August 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199951024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/9780195173642.003.0025

Series: Adolescent Mental Health Initiative

 Preventive Interventions and Treatments for Suicidal Youth

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This third and last category of youth suicide prevention efforts includes indicated interventions and treatments that target those who have already shown signs of suicidality. Such efforts seek essentially to reduce and prevent subsequent suicidal ideation and suicide attempts and prevent suicide completion. The interventions and treatments described in this chapter differ widely in the groups they target, the methods they use, and the settings in which they have been implemented.

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Subjects: Psychiatry ; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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