Duration of US residence and suicidality among racial/ethnic minority immigrants
Source: National Library of Medicine
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Immigrant and Migrant Populations, People experiencing Suicidal Urges
Topics: Crisis Response System, Suicide Postvention, Suicide Prevention, Trauma-informed
The association between duration of US residence and suicidality and psychopathology is higher for Latino immigrants than for other racial ethnic groups. While this study focused on characteristics of the individuals themselves, it is also possible that conditions in the host country favor certain ethnic/racial groups over others.