Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Suicide behavior among Latino adolescents
by Aguirre, Ana, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 53; 1493083
Abstract (Summary)

This quantitative study explored suicide among Latino adolescents. The study explored depression, gender differences and alcohol use among the risk factors associated with suicide among Latino youth.

The study revealed that depression is a contributing risk factor to suicide and how when coupled with alcohol, suicide rates increase. In addition, the study examined gender differences which demonstrated the highest risk of suicide ideation and attempts to occur among females.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/05M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Publication Number: 1493083
ISBN: 978-1-124-62238-5
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