Suicide in American Indians

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Nova Science Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Psychology - 205 pages
A demographic analysis of suicide rates among American and Canadian Indians. Lester examines the validity of statistical information finding a higher suicide incidence than current figures present, discussing general patterns, causes, psychological and sociological factors, suicide rates in differen

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CONTENT? Chapter 1 Introduction
The Reliability Validity and Comparability of American Indian Suicide Rates
General Patterns of Suicide 1

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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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