Year: 1997 Source: International Journal of Mental Health, v.25, no.4, (Winter 1997), p.11-32 SIEC No: 20011668

This paper is divided into 3 sections. The first section focuses on suicide rates by ethnicity, gender, & region. Risk factors are considered in the second section, with particular attention given to individual, family, tribal, & community factors. In the last section, the author highlights unanswered questions & proposes a research agenda. (59 refs.)