Suicide and the African American Woman Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Suicide and the African American Woman
An examination of suicide rates in relation to African-American women.
# 129754 | 3,750 words | 16 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Women Studies (General) , Psychology (General) , African-American Studies (General)


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The paper reveals that suicide rates are at epidemic proportions, especially among youth and the elderly, however, for African-American women, rates are unusually low. This paper reviews the statistical patterns of suicide in the United States and in minorities around the world and discusses the plight of the African-American woman in relationship to psychosocial and psychological issues. The paper concludes with perceived coping devices used by African-American women that are associated with lower suicide rates.

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"Suicide rates are at epidemic proportions, especially among youth and the elderly, however, for African American women, rates are unusually low. This paper reviews the statistical patterns of suicide in the United States and in minorities around the world and discusses the plight of the African American woman in relationship to psychosocial and psychological issues. The paper concludes with perceived coping devices used by African American Women that are associated with lower suicide rates.
"Eight hundred thousand (800,000) died by their own hand throughout the..."

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