Suicide in childhood

Academic Article


  • Suicide by children younger than 11 is a sad and tragic occurrence. Indeed, suicidal ideation and behavior has been documented in children as young as ages 3 to 7. The current overview provides a discussion of the frequency of suicide in children and associated predisposing conditions, such as depression and abuse. In response to these tragic events, nursing interventions are also proposed.
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    Author List

  • Durand SC; McGuinness TM
  • Start Page

  • 27
  • End Page

  • 30
  • Volume

  • 54
  • Issue

  • 10