Year: 1989 Source: New York: Brunner/Mazel, Inc., (1989). 131p. SIEC No: 19910318

This book discusses the variance of suicide rates among ethnic groups in the United States. For example, Native Americans have a much higher suicide rate than average, whereas the suicide rate for blacks is significantly lower than average. These ethnic groups, & Mexican-Americans, Chinese & Japanese-Americans, & Hispanic Americans are discussed extensively. Information is also provided on suicide among women, young adults & the elderly. It concludes with a section on acculturation. (VM)