Suicidal behavior in black South Africans.

  title={Suicidal behavior in black South Africans.},
  author={Lourens Schlebusch and Naseema B M Vawda and Brenda A Bosch},
  volume={24 1},
In the past suicidal behavior among Black South Africans has been largely underresearched. Earlier studies among the other main ethnic groups in the country showed suicidal behavior in those groups to be a serious problem. This article briefly reviews some of the more recent research on suicidal behavior in Black South Africans. The results indicate an apparent increase in suicidal behavior in this group. Several explanations are offered for the change in suicidal behavior in the reported… CONTINUE READING