Suicide in African Americans

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Nova Science Publishers, 1998 - Psychology - 239 pages
Contents: Introduction; Suicidal Behaviour in African American Slaves; African American Suicide in Modern Times; Official Statistics: Are They Reliable?; Facts About Black Suicide; Black Suicide in the States of America; Social Correlates of Lethal Aggression; Research on Black Suicide; Theories of Black Suicide; Frustration, Aggression and the Oppressed; Social Deviancy and African American Suicide; Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviour; An International Perspective; Preventing Black Suicide; Conclusions; and Index.

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David Lester is distinguished professor of psychology at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. He serves on the editorial board of numerous professional journals, including Omega, Crisis, and Death Studies. He is the author or editor of nearly one hundred books, including Suicide and the Holocaust, Understanding Suicide, and Understanding and Preventing Suicide.

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