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Suicide on Guam: Putting It in Historical Perspective, by Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Brief historical review of suicide on Guam.

"Community Development."  Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education.  Courier, No. 48 (Canberra, April 1990), 27-31. 2001 Suicide

What Can We Do to Prevent Suicide?, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Suggestions for suicide prevention strategies.

Journal of the Pacific Society, Vol. 12, No. 2, July 1989: 17-20. 1989 Suicide

Suicide in the Micronesian Family, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

The changes in the extended family brought about by the rise of the cash economy contributed to the rise in suicide.

The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 1, No. 1, 1989: 43-74. Also published in: Pacific Studies Vol. 13, No. 1, November 1989: 47-64. 1989 Suicide

Truk Suicide Epidemic and Social Change, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Explains the causes and psychodynamics of Micronesian suicide.

Human Organization, Vol. 46, Winter 1987: 283-296. Also published in: Marshall Islands Journal, 13 June 1986: 17-20; 20 June 1986: 15; 18 July 1986: 14. 1986 Suicide

Cultural Patterns in Trukese Sucide, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Presents the close cultural pattern in suicides among Chuukese.

Ethnology, Vol. 23, July 1984: 193-206. 1984 Suicide

Micronesia's Hanging Spree, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Early attempt to offer data about the initial stages of the suicide explosion.

Micronesian Independent, 31 December 1976. Also published as: "Tragic End for Troubled Youth." Micronesian Reporter, Vol. 14, No. 4, 1976: 8-13; "Suicide Beckons Micronesia." Pacific Daily News, 13 February 1977; "Suicide Epidemic Among Micronesian Youth." South Pacific Bulletin, Vol. 27, No. 2, 1977: 5-10. 1976 Suicide

Changes in Family Structure Leading to Alcoholism, Suicide, and Child Abuse, by Donald H. Rubinstein

Anthropological view of how culture change in the family brings about social problems.

June 1994 (MC #15)  Cultural   Family change   Suicide

What Can We Do to Prevent Suicide?, by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Suggestions regarding methods of preventing suicide among the young.

December 1991 (MC #05)  Suicide

Suicide in Micronesia: Finding a Better Way Out

For 40 years the deadly epidemic of suicide has claimed hundreds of young lives. This documentary explores the causes and ways of addressing the suicide problem.

2004 (32:34 mins) Island Topics #40   Cultural   Family change   Suicide

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