25. Depression and Self-Harming in Adolescence

  1. Patricia Noller2 and
  2. Gery C. Karantzas3
  1. Kerryn Hurd1 and
  2. Patricia Noller2

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch25

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

How to Cite

Hurd, K. and Noller, P. (2012) Depression and Self-Harming in Adolescence, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships (eds P. Noller and G. C. Karantzas), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brisbane Grammar School, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334500

Online ISBN: 9781444354119

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Keywords:

  • interpersonal processes, families, and mental health;
  • depression and self-harming, in adolescence;
  • aspects of family functioning and attachment;
  • self-harming and suicidal behavior;
  • parent–child discord, family conflict, and poor family adjustment;
  • family members' awareness of adolescents' problems;
  • attachment and suicide, family attachments reducing suicide attempts;
  • Children's Depression Inventory (CDI);
  • patterns of attachment and parental bonding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Family Functioning and Suicide Attempts

  • Attachment and Suicide

  • Our Study of Attachment, Family Functioning, and Self-Harming Behavior

  • Our Findings

  • Parent Perceptions of Family Environment and Problem Behaviors

  • Patterns of Attachment and Parental Bonding

  • Comparing Males and Females

  • Conclusion

  • References