Multicultural perspectives on suicide


Journal Article (Review)

Cultural differences exist as to suicide rates, suicide attempts, suicide attitudes such as acceptability, and appropriate treatment of suicide. Although suicide has been studied cross-nationally to highlight cross-cultural differences, the nuances of suicide among racioethnic groups within the United States have been at times been overlooked. The present article discusses suicide among the four (African American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asian American) most populous minority sociopolitical groups in the United States, and makes culture-specific recommendations for treatment and research.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Range, LM; Leach, MM; McIntyre, D; Posey-Deters, PB; Marion, MS; Kovac, SH; Baños, JH; Vigil, J

Published Date

  • January 1, 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 413 - 430

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1359-1789

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S1359-1789(98)00022-6

Citation Source

  • Scopus