TITLE

Suicide Amongst Indian Americans We're Stressed, Depressed, But Who's Listening?

AUTHOR(S)
SOHRABJI, SUNITA
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
India -- West;7/12/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 34, pA1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on mental disorders in the South Asian American community and discusses about several individual who have committed suicide among Indian Americans due to depression. It mentions about former Brown University student Sunil Tripathi who was missing from March 15, 2013 from his Providence, Rhode Island. It mentions that suicide rates are high among Asian Americans as stated by associate director of the New Jersey chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Aruna Rao.
ACCESSION #
89214043

 

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