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Author Osborne, Millie, 1963-

Title The inner world of a suicidal youth : what every parent and health professional should know / Millie Osborne
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents The morning that became Electra -- Pain -- Her own words -- Parents -- Belonging -- Rage within: depression's fifth dimension -- Reprieve -- Sabotage -- Pretender -- Never born -- Awake
Summary A suicidal girl's diary, discovered after her death, gives gripping insight into why her self-esteem and will to live eroded, how she became a "pretender" to evade help, and - with narrative and comments from a psychiatrist included in this book - shows what this tragedy can teach us about better prevention and treatment strategies needed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Suicide -- United States -- Case studies.
Youth -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Personal Narrative.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0313348561 (electronic bk.)
9780313348563 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)