Cultural Diversity and Suicide: Ethnic, Religious, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Perspectives
Leach M M
This book is intended for clinicians & researchers who want to increase their consideration of cultural issues when working with suicidal clients or doing research in this area. The introduction discusses how culture affects suicide, suicide throughout history, definitions, risk indicators, assessment, prevention, crisis intervention, & counselling & psychotherapeutic approaches. The remaining chapters in the book examine suicide among various ethnic groups including European Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, & Native Americans.