Year: 1981 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (11th: 1981: Paris), pp.92-98 SIEC No: 19850290

During the first years, the new immigrant seems to adhere to the cultural patterns of his country of origin, including the preferred method of suicide. With the process of acculturation these methods are abandoned. A definite tendency towars more violent methods can be discerned.