Year: 1976 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-California School of Professional Psychology, 1976. 110p. SIEC No: 19831300

Study to explore the hypothsis that the recent increase in black suicides was due to the recent upswing in financial mobility for blacks; in short the moving from lower to middle class status. 102 suicides in Los Angeles were reviewed and six cases selected for a psychological autopsy. (KB)