Research :: Receipt of Psychological or Emotional Counseling by Suicidal Adolescents

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.

Pirkis, J. E., Irwin, C. E., Jr., Brindis, C., Biehl, M., & Patton, G. C. (2003) Receipt of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents. Pediatrics, 111, 877 (e388).


Depression, Mental/Behavioral Health, Mental/Behavioral Health Care, 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


Use of Mental Health Counseling as Adolescents Become Young Adults

This 2008 article uses AddHealth data to compare rates of mental health counseling use between adolescents and young adults.

Mental/Behavioral Health | Transitions & Trajectories | Young Adults

America’s Adolescents: Are They Healthy?

This 2003 article compares prevalence estimates of adolescents’ cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use from one Australian and two U.S. surveys, and considers the effect of methodological differences on reported use.

Mental/Behavioral Health | Mental/Behavioral Health Care | Mortality | Overviews/Fact Sheets | Risky Behavior | Socio-demographic disparities | Special Populations | Substance Use | Suicide | Young Adults

Depression: Focus on the Adolescent Male

This 2008 article discusses clinical considerations for and summarizes national data on depression among male adolescents.

Clinical Preventive Services | Depression | Males | Mental/Behavioral Health

Researchers link adolescent depression with unhealthy relationships in young adulthood

The researchers found that young, heterosexual adults who reported depressive or suicidal symptoms during adolescence are significantly more likely to report:

Depression | Mental/Behavioral Health | Risky Behavior | Transitions & Trajectories

America’s Adolescents: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?

This 2002 article reviews the historical trends and current status of the health of America’s adolescents.

Mental/Behavioral Health | Mortality | Risky Behavior | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Substance Use | Trends