ERIC Number: EJ363318
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Suicide among American Indian Adolescents: An Overview.
Berlin, Irving N.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v17 n3 p218-32 Fall 1987
Identifies common patterns in experience and behavior among American Indian adolescent suicides. Discusses factors characterizing tribes with high suicide rates, including failure to adhere to traditional ways and resulting chaotic family structure and adult alcoholism. Discusses roles of adoption of Indian children, boarding schools, and high unemployment in many tribes. Describes suicide prevention and intervention programs. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A