Asian Journal of Counselling

Children and Adolescent Suicide: An Overview

1994.第3卷第1及2期(Vol. 3 Nos. 1 & 2).pp. 79–88

Children and Adolescent Suicide: An Overview


Yiu-Kee CHAN


This paper is to provide an overview for comprehending children and adolescent suicides. The disussion begin by delineating the general predisposing and precipitating factors behind the suicidal act, then narrowing down to a closer look at the subjective world, cognitive style and psychodynamics of the suicidal youngsters, and eventually deriving some implications for the management and prevention of their suicides.