Social problem solving in adolescents with suicidal behavior: a systematic review.

@article{Speckens2005SocialPS,
  title={Social problem solving in adolescents with suicidal behavior: a systematic review.},
  author={Anne Em Speckens and Keith Hawton},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={365-87}
}
There is an increasing focus on deficiencies in problem solving as a vulnerability factor for suicidal behavior in general and hence a target for treatment in suicide attempters. In view of the uncertainty of evidence for this in adolescents we conducted a systematic review of the international research literature examining the possible relationship between deficiencies in social problem-solving skills and suicidal behavior in this population. This was based on searching two electronic… CONTINUE READING