Year: 1990 Source: Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v.4, nos.3/4, (1990), p.79-98 SIEC No: 19910411

Explicates 3 prevalent & insidious morbidity-inducing cultural myths & suggests how they may be countered in terms of individual & group approaches to help prevent college student suicide. Understanding these myths & their collective potentiation of suicidal behavior may help to explain epidemiologic findings, particularly the phenomenal increase in recent decades of young male suicide.