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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Murder -- Africa,
  • Suicide -- Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Paul Bohannan.
ContributionsBohannan, Paul.
LC ClassificationsHV6513 .B5
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5775597M
LC Control Number59013873

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African Homicide and Suicide [Paul, ed. Bohannan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. African Homicide and Suicide Paperback – December 1, by Paul Bohannan (Editor) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, International Edition "Please retry". This study investigated homicide-suicide in Durban, South Africa, for the years to The incidence was per ,, higher than the international average.   (Princeton University Press. ) By Osefame Ewaleifoh It is remarkable that the most comprehensive review of mental health and suicide in Africa was written in the ′s. This fact underscores how little we know today about the reality of mental health need and suicide in Africa.“Homicide, suicide and mental illness in Africa” was compiled and.

Homicide-Suicide (H-S) is a rare but violent event in which an individual commits homicide and thereafter commits suicide. The H-S phenomenon appears to be increasing among members of the South African Police Service (SAPS). Although research on H-S is sparse, several SA studies have implicated the SAPS as a high risk occupational group for such.   Suicide and homicide rates show strikingly different trends in the United States. The suicide rate has been increasing. It has been led by a rise in suicides in rural America, which are up 40% in 16 homicide rate, on the other hand, has been decreasing over the same time period, though there has been a slight uptick in recent years.. Racial differences in . African-American women are more likely than African-American men to attempt suicide. Firearms are the predominant method of suicide, followed by suffocation. Suicide is the 16 th leading cause of death for blacks of all ages and the third leading cause of death for black males between the ages of 15 and African American adolescents and young adults have the highest number and the highest rate of suicide of any age group of African Americans. Suicide was the third-leading cause of death among African American people aged 15 to 19 years, fourth among those aged 20 to 29 years, and eighth among those aged 30 to Cited by:

Ajrican Homicide actd Suicide. PAUL BOHANNAN (Ed.). Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, xix, pp., appendix, index, 3 maps, 5 2 tables. $ Reviewed by ELLIOTT SKINNER, P. New York Uaiversity In this book Paul Bohannan and his associates have made an important contribution to anthropology and the other social sciences by bringing to . Although suicide rates are lower among blacks and African Americans than among whites (see Scope of the Problem), suicide and other mental health problems are important issues affecting this e prevention efforts should identify and address the risk and protective factors most relevant to each affected subgroup (e.g., African American young men). A major factor in my decision to write this book was my increasing awareness of the extreme level of extremely sadistic, brutal and barbaric murders of South African Europeans and particularly South African European (white) farmers which, according to my understanding of Psychology, directly correlates with the singing of so-called “struggle songs” such as “the Cabinet will shoot . The reasons for homicide–suicides include breakdown in the spousal relationship, financial stressors, mental illness, and ill health in older couples. Firearms use is high in these events. The rates of homicide–suicide vary less than overall homicide rates, though higher rates are seen in countries with higher overall homicide rates.