ERIC Number: EJ634332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Differences in Nonfatal Suicide Behaviors among Mexican and European American Middle School Children.
Tortolero, Susan R.; Roberts, Robert E.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v31 n2 p214-23 Sum 2001
Describes ethnic and gender differences in suicide ideation between two samples of middle school students in New Mexico and Texas. Mexican Americans in both samples reported a significantly higher prevalence of suicide ideation than did European Americans. This study indicates ethnicity plays an important role in suicidal ideation, but the mechanism remains unclear. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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