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Author Leach, Mark M
Title Cultural diversity and suicide : ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives / Mark M. Leach
Imprint New York : Haworth Press, c2006
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  HV6548.U5 L422 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020240933
Descript xv, 258 p. ; 23 cm
Series Haworth series in clinical psychotheraphy
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-239) and index
Introduction. How does culture affect suicide? A brief history of suicide. Definitions of suicide. Typical risk factors usually associated with suicide. Suicide assessment. Suicide prevention. Crisis intervention and culture. Traditional counseling and psychotherapy approaches. Additional terms discussed throughout the book -- European Americans. Data. Gender. Age. Religion. Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues. Summary -- African Americans. Data. Gender. Age. Cultural buffers. Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues. Suicide prevention and intervention. Summary -- Asian Americans. Data and gender. Age. Religious and spiritual issues. Specific ethnic groups. Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues. Buddhist views of death and dying. Hindu views of death and dying. Specific cultural groups. Suicide prevention and intervention. Summary -- Hispanic Americans. Data and gender. Age. Cultural buffers. Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues. Suicide prevention and intervention. Summary -- Native Americans. History. Data. Gender. Tribal affiliation and acculturation. Methods and concomitant factors. Spirituality and religion. Views of death, suicide, and the afterlife. Death rituals and mourning. Gay/lesbian/bisexual ("two-spirit") issues. Suicide prevention and intervention. Summary
Subject Suicide -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies
Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies
Suicide -- Psychological aspects
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