Table of contents for Cultural diversity and suicide : ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives / Mark M. Leach.

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CONTENTS
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xix
Chapter 1. Introduction 
1
How Does Culture Affect Suicide? 
2
A Brief History of Suicide 
6
Definitions of Suicide 
8
Typical Risk Factors Usually Associated with Suicide 11
Suicide Assessment 30
Suicide Prevention 34
Crisis Intervention and Culture 37
Traditional Counseling and Psychotherapy Approaches 39
Additional Terms Discussed Throughout the Book 42
Chapter 2. European Americans 49
Data 49
Gender 49
Age 50
Religion 52
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues 76
Summary 91
Chapter 3. African Americans 93
Data 94
Gender 94
Age 95
Cultural Buffers 98
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues 116
Suicide Prevention and Intervention 122
Summary 125
Chapter 4. Asian Americans 127
Data and Gender 128
Age 128
Religious and Spiritual Issues 130
Specific Ethnic Groups 131
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues 139
Buddhist Views of Death and Dying 145
Hindu Views of Death and Dying 149
Specific Cultural Groups 153
Suicide Prevention and Intervention 164
Summary 165
Chapter 5. Hispanic Americans 167
Data and Gender 167
Age 172
Cultural Buffers 177
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues 182
Suicide Prevention and Intervention 188
Summary 190
Chapter 6. Native Americans 191
History 191
Data 193
Gender 199
Tribal Affiliation and Acculturation 199
Methods and Concomitant Factors 201
Spirituality and Religion 201
Views of Death, Suicide, and the Afterlife 204
Death Rituals and Mourning 204
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual (¿Two-Spirit¿) Issues 207
Suicide Prevention and Intervention 208
Summary 211
References 213
Index 239 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Suicide -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Suicide -- Psychological aspects.