Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care: Volume 6 Issue 2/3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Preventing suicide in cultural and ethnic minority groups

Culture and suicide: Korean-Canadian immigrants’ perspectives

Christina S.E. Han, John L. Oliffe, John S. Ogrodniczuk

The purpose of this paper is to describe culture- and context-specific suicidal behaviours among Korean-Canadian immigrants as a means to guiding the development of targeted…

Mainstreaming black churches into suicide prevention among adolescents: a literature review

A. Christson Adedoyin, Susan Nicole Salter

The purpose of this paper is to propose that black churches in the USA are best suited to curtail the rising incidence of suicide, and suicide ideation among African-American…

Life is Precious: reducing suicidal behavior in Latinas

Jennifer L. Humensky, Rosa Gil, Beatriz Coronel, Rosa Cifre, Silvia Mazzula, Roberto Lewis-Fernández

Hispanic female (Latina) adolescents have high rates of suicidal behavior. Latinas face suicide risks common to all adolescents, but also face unique risks, including family and…

Starting from scratch: an exploration of the narratives of the first episode of self-wounding

Anne-Laure Donskoy, Rosemarie Stevens

The purpose of this paper is to present some results of a qualitative study exploring people's memories of the pathways to the first episode of self-wounding. Specifically it will…

Burdensomeness, depression, and suicide in a sample of American-Indian college students

Ashley B. Cole, LaRicka R. Wingate, Meredith L. Slish, Raymond P. Tucker, David W. Hollingsworth, Victoria M. O’Keefe

The interpersonal theory of suicide (ITS; Joiner, 2005) has gained empirical support as a framework for understanding why people die by suicide in the general population, and more…



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