Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 25th, 2004
Why such tragedies occur has been much studied and strongly debated, but what's clear is that suicide among U.S. teens has risen dramatically in recent years. It now is the third leading cause of death among adolescents and young adults up to age 24.
A new study appearing in the January 2004 issue of the American Journal of Public Health underscores the importance of helping teens, especially girls, avoid feeling isolated from friends. The research is based on the largest survey of adolescents and their attitudes and experiences ever...
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