Ethnic group differences in reasons for living and the moderating role of cultural worldview.

  title={Ethnic group differences in reasons for living and the moderating role of cultural worldview.},
  author={Rheeda L Walker and David Alabi and Jessica Roberts and Ezemenari M. Obasi},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  volume={16 3},
Patterns of suicide resilience vary considerably across ethnic groups and are an understudied dimension of suicide science. The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationship between cultural worldview and "reasons for living," an alternative index for suicide risk in a cross-cultural sample. The Reasons for Living Inventory and Worldview Analysis Scale were administered together with measures of hopelessness and depressive symptoms to 139 African American and 161 European… CONTINUE READING

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