By Inge Wise

An summary of labor with youngsters, masking a large spectrum of matters, together with operating with violent, depressed and suicidal teens, and people being affected by addictions.

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My approach to this subject will focus on the adolescents' state of mind, thus neglecting other important contributors to the suicidal act, such as sociological and family factors. Adolescence Before looking at the specific issues of death and suicide, I will begin with a few words about adolescence in general. e. the period of life when procreation becomes possible, can also vary. The onset of adolescence is usually marked by a spurt in physical growth that continues until maturation is complete.

It becomes the symbolic equivalent to a separation they feel they cannot achieve, particularly from the mother, and these adolescents may feel they are in now in control of their bodies and their lives. At the same time, suicide can also be an expression of the wish for a union with the idealized object. It becomes the equivalent of absolute union and absolutefreedom at the same time. There is, then, in these adolescents, a strong idealization of death that goes together with the denial of its reality.

She said she did not mind this as she did not like him anyway She added that she did not trust anybody. She just did not care about anything, and she did not care whether she was alive or dead. The only thing she did feel positive about was that she had a group of three very close girl friends, with whom she spent most of her time. Sally came three more times but not consecutively. She did not come for her next appointment. I wrote to her offering another one. On her third visit, five weeks after the first one, she brought some photographs she wanted to show me: of her dog [she later said that he was the only thing, together with her friends, that kept her alive because she could not think of anybody else looking after him], and of her mother, who, by contrast with her, looked very beautiful, feminine and well dressed.

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