Suicidal behavior in South Asians in the UK.

  title={Suicidal behavior in South Asians in the UK.},
  author={Dinesh Kumar Bhugra},
  volume={23 3},
Rates of deliberate self-harm have been reported to be higher among South Asians, especially women, in the UK. Two studies collected information on inception rates of deliberate self-harm in the UK and reported that rates of attempted suicide are much higher among South Asian women especially those aged 18-24. These rates are associated with high rates of cultural alienation and previous attempts. The implications of cultural conflict are discussed in this context. In addition, a hypothetical… CONTINUE READING

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