Suicide in the North American Indian: Causes and Prevention. Transcribed and Edited Proceedings of the 1985 Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association Section on Native Mental Health
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This book is a transcription of a 1985 meeting on suicide among North American Indians. A model suggests that poverty, anomie & powerlessness, combined with disturbing childhood experiences & recent separation, can lead to suicide. 6 topics are presented: Poverty, Powerlessness, Anomie, Rural Suicide Prevention Program, Urban Suicide Prevention Program, & the Networking System: Recognizing Suicidal Behavior & Symptoms. Panel discussions between the meeting attendees are included.