This article examines the utilization of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents to answer questions about the extent to which health services can contribute to the prevention of adolescent suicide.
February 8, 2003
Jane E. Pirkis, PhD, Charles E. Irwin, Jr, MD, Claire D. Brindis, DrPH, Michael G. Sawyer, PhD, Christine Friestad, PhD, Michael Biehl, MA, George C. Patton, PhD
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