Relationship Between Religious Coping and Suicidal Behaviors Among African American Adolescents.

@article{Molock2006RelationshipBR,
  title={Relationship Between Religious Coping and Suicidal Behaviors Among African American Adolescents.},
  author={Sherry Davis Molock and Rupa Puri and Samantha G Matlin and Crystal L. Barksdale},
  journal={The Journal of black psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={366-389}
}
This study investigated whether hopelessness and depression were risk factors for suicidal thoughts and behaviors in African American adolescents and looked at whether religious participation and religious coping protected these students from suicidality. Participants were 212 African American high school students (133 females, 79 males). The results of multiple and logistic regression analyses found that hopelessness and depression were risk factors for suicidal ideation and attempts… CONTINUE READING

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