Countering Cultural Myths to Help Prevent College Student Suicide (IN: College Student Suicide, ed. by L C Whitaker and R E Slimak)
Whitaker L C
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.