Cultural Diversity And Suicide

Ethnic, Religious, Gender And Sexual Orientation Perspectives (Haworth Series in Clinical Psychotherapy) by Mark M., Ph.D. Leach

Publisher: Haworth Press

Written in English
Cover of: Cultural Diversity And Suicide | Mark M., Ph.D. Leach
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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Suicidal behavior,
  • Suicide,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Psychological aspects
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8153386M
ISBN 100789030187
ISBN 109780789030184

Sociologists speak of at least four types of norms: folkways, mores, taboos, and ys, sometimes known as “conventions” or “customs,” are standards of behavior that are socially approved but not morally example, belching loudly after eating dinner at someone else's home breaks an American folkway. Cultural diversity will include racial, ethnic, and cultural minority groups, which may intersect with sexual orientation. In other words, within each racial/cultural group, there may be an additional minority status such as, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered.6 Suicide is more than a medical issue. It is increasingly seen as a cultural.

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For ease of reading, Cultural Diversity and Suicide is divided into chapters based on ethnicity. The book avoids broad generalizations whenever possible, thus each chapter specifically discusses critical within-group variables (issues relating to gender, age, religion, and sexuality) that should be considered when conducting suicide assessments.

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For ease of reading, Cultural Diversity and Suicide is divided into chapters based on ethnicity. The book avoids broad generalizations whenever possible, thus each chapter specifically discusses critical within-group variables (issues relating to gender, age, religion, and sexuality) that should be considered when conducting suicide assessments Price: $   Cultural Diversity and Suicide is not a book of cookie-cutter approaches to suicide prevention, nor is it a primer for the novice.

Rather, it has been carefully designed to help counselors and counselors-in-training gain a fuller understanding of the issues that may lead individuals from diverse backgrounds to consider suicide—and the Pages:   For ease of reading, Cultural Diversity and Suicide is divided into chapters based on ethnicity.

The book avoids broad generalizations whenever possible, thus each chapter specifically discusses critical within-group variables (issues relating to gender, age, religion, and sexuality) that should be considered when conducting suicide assessments Brand: Taylor And Francis.

This book adds a vital and overlooked dimension--diversity--to suicide assessments and interventions The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find.

Cultural Diversity and Suicide summarizes that widespread literature so that counselors can begin to include diversity issues as important variables that can help. The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find.

This well-organized book summarizes that widespread literature so that counselors can begin to include diversity issues--now recognized as important variables to consider--when Cultural Diversity And Suicide book suicide assessments or interventions.

Cultural Diversity and Suicide focuses. “Just like there are cultural influences on one’s view of physical health, there are cultural influences on how individuals might view their mental health distress,” explains Senior Director of Education and Prevention of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Cultural diversity is the term given to a range of societies or peoples, with different origins, religions and traditions, all living in a specific region. Cultural differences between people may include their language, beliefs, traditions and arts. Each culture has basic standards for. This book adds a vital and overlooked dimension?diversity?to suicide assessments and interventions The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find.

Cultural Diversity and Suicide summarizes that widespread literature so that counselors can begin to include diversity issues as important variables that can help. Cultural Diversity and Suicide is not a book of cookie-cutter approaches to suicide prevention, nor is it a primer for the novice.

Rather, it has been carefully designed to help counselors and counselors-in-training gain a fuller understanding of the issues that may lead individuals from diverse backgrounds to consider suicide and the cultural.

The book's limitations reflect the state of the field. Some of the authors' conclusions may be debatable, but that is not a significant drawback in a field in which we need plenty of debate.

My hope is that Cultural Diversity and Suicide gets the attention it : Humberto Marin. Get training on intersectional dimensions of suicide, including culture, age and gender. Graduate education in psychology may include training in suicide-risk assessment and in cultural competence, but few programs combine the two topics, says Chu.

Now, a “seedling of a movement” to do so is starting to emerge, she says. Phenomenology of Suicide • Suicide is defined as when someone ends one’s life • More t people kill themselves each year • Suicide is the second leading cause of death among to year olds and the third leading cause of death among to year olds.

• Suicide among to year-olds rate of suicide is higher in this age group than in any other. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.

Cultural Diversity and Suicide is not a book of cookie-cutter approaches to suicide prevention, nor is it a primer for the novice. Rather, it has been carefully designed to help counselors and counselors-in-training gain a fuller understanding of the issues that may lead individuals from diverse backgrounds to consider suicide-and the cultural Brand: Taylor And Francis.

This fact sheet was designed to assist mental health clinicians when assessing and managing suicide risk among diverse patient populations, including sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and religious diversity.

Highlights This study performs a literature analysis of culturally specific suicide risk in ethnic and sexual minority groups. Four factors accounted for 95% of culturally specific risk data: cultural sanctions, idioms of distress, minority stress, and social discord.

The four cultural suicide risk factors are integrated into a theoretical framework: the Cultural Model of Suicide. Theoretical Cited by: Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents, accounting for a greater number of deaths than the next seven leading causes of death combined for to year-olds (aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], a).Almost 1 in 12 adolescents in high school made a suicide attempt, and 17% of adolescents seriously considered making a suicide attempt, in the calendar Cited by: Why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicide The increasing domination of biological approaches in suicide research and prevention, at the expense of social and cultural understanding, is severely harming our ability to stop people dying – so run the clearly set out arguments and evidence in this lucid book by leading social scientists and suicide researchers.

Book Review: Cultural Diversity and Suicide: Ethnic, Religious, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Perspectives, by M. Leach Article (PDF Available) in Traumatology 14(1). Get this from a library.

Cultural diversity and suicide: ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives. [Mark M Leach] -- "The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find.

This well-organized book summarizes that widespread literature so. Cultural diversity and suicide; ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives. Leach, Mark M. Haworth Pr. pages $ Paperback HV Leach (psychology, U.

of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg) discusses the relationship between culture and suicide. Cultural diversity and suicide: ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives /.

This book adds a vital and overlooked dimension diversity to suicide assessments and interventions The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find. Cultural Diversity and Suicide summarizes that widespread literature so that counselors can begin to include diversity issues as important variables that can help.

FACT SHEET PREPARED BY SECTION VII UPDATED JUNE, PAGE 3 OF 7 DIVERSITY FACT SHEET Suicide rates in young, African American males exhibited a sharp increase between and (AAS African American Fact Sheet).

Walker () has proposed that acculturative stress, which is the stress that someone experiences asFile Size: KB. Suicide prevention and intervention efforts should encourage ethnic pride, cultivate sensitivity to diversity, recognize how culture merges with individual forces influencing a person, promote dialog between different cultural groups as well as among members of different cultural groups, facilitate respect for all individuals and their heritage Cited by:   Michael Gavin, associate Professor of human dimensions of natural resources researches biological diversity, and discusses the importance that history, language and tradition have in the.

Western Cultural Suicide When General George Casey worried that the army’s diversity program might be imperiled after the slaughter, did the general ever express commensurate concern that.

The purpose of this book is to. Expand the existing perspectives on leadership to be inclusive of diversity that is currently largely based on North American and Euro American male norms. Introduce other perspectives from international and minority groups in which different worldviews and cultural orientation values may prevail.

While diversity is often viewed in relation only to race, ethnic and gender differences, in the case of the workplace, diversity can cover all aspects in which people are different, including age, gender, ethnicity, language, cultural background, religious belief, sexual orientation and family responsibilities, as well as educational level, work and life experience, personality and marital status.

Cultural diversity and its impact on mental health has become an increasingly important issue in a globalised world where the interactions between cultures continue to grow exponentially.

This paper presents critical areas in which culture impacts on mental health, such as how health and illness are perceived, coping styles, treatment-seeking Cited by: 4.Table of Contents for Cultural diversity and suicide: ethnic, religious, gender, and sexual orientation perspectives / Mark M.

Leach, available from the Library of Congress.