Adolescent suicide.

  title={Adolescent suicide.},
  author={Cendrine Bursztein and Alan Apter},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  volume={22 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The present review summarizes the updated literature on adolescent suicide. RECENT FINDINGS Reductions in youth suicide rates are probably related to use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors since the mid 1990s as well as restrictions in means and enhanced pesticide control. The serotonin theory of suicide has received more empirical support. Familial transmission of suicidal behavior may be mediated by transmission of impulsive aggression from parent to child and… CONTINUE READING
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