Year: 1982 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, v.20, no.8, (1982), p.25-29. SIEC No: 19830683

Review of selected research literature among Southwestern and Northwestern Indian Tribes. The authors report that the research shows motives for Indian suicide stem from both sociocultural forces and from intra-psyhic variables. Acculturation and integration increasingly induce identity crises, especially for the young.