The Great Black Hope: Hope and its relation to suicide risk among African Americans.

@article{Davidson2010TheGB,
  title={The Great Black Hope: Hope and its relation to suicide risk among African Americans.},
  author={Collin L Davidson and Laricka R. Wingate and Meredith L. Slish and Kathy A. Rasmussen},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={170-80}
}
Positive psychology has garnered considerable scholarly interest recently and has been suggested to hold promise in the application to suicide research and prevention; however, empirical research has lagged behind these suggestions. This is the first study to examine the relationship between hope and a specific theory of suicide in African Americans. It was hypothesized that (1) hope would negatively predict the interpersonal suicide risk factors of burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness… CONTINUE READING
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