Year: 1989 Source: Arctic Medical Research, v.48, no.3, (July 1989), p.122-123 SIEC No: 20030522

This article describes the efforts of the Greenland Council on Health Promotion to decrease Greenland’s suicide rate. Information regarding the research projects the council is funding & implications on suicide prevention these results may have are presented. The author hypothesizes that suicide in Greenland is connected with the acculturative stress caused by the rapid development of arctic societies. (6 refs) (SC)