Graham was a UK GP before training in Psychiatry in Australia. He has been dedicated for more than 40 years to psychiatric practice in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Follow Graham's early development in over 40 posts below. Search for 'Making of a Child Psychiatrist'
The Tuesday Free Download: Effect on adolescents of the completed suicide of another student.
This paper demonstrates that students in a school from where two suicides had occurred were more likely to know about the suicides, but also more likely to be depressed and suicidal compared with students from two comparison schools of similar social background.
One of our early studies into Youth Suicide, this one suggested the implication that all schools from which a student suicides need careful postvention work to reduce the likelihood of copycat suicide.