Understanding Bhutanese refugee suicide through the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior.

@article{Ellis2015UnderstandingBR,
  title={Understanding Bhutanese refugee suicide through the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior.},
  author={Benjamin H. Ellis and Emily W Lankau and Trong Ao and Molly A. Benson and Alisa B Miller and Sharmila S Shetty and Barbara Lopes Cardozo and Paul L. Geltman and Jennifer J Cochran},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={43-55}
}
Attention has been drawn to high rates of suicide among refugees after resettlement and in particular among the Bhutanese refugees. This study sought to understand the apparent high rates of suicide among resettled Bhutanese refugees in the context of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior (IPTS). Expanding on a larger investigation of suicide in a randomly selected sample of Bhutanese men and women resettled in Arizona, Georgia, New York, and Texas (Ao et al., 2012), the… CONTINUE READING
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