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Lay My Burden Down : Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis Among African-Americans - 00 edition

by Alvin F. Poussaint and Amy Alexander

Lay My Burden Down : Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis Among African-Americans (ISBN10: 0807009601; ISBN13: 9780807009604)
ISBN13: 978-0807009604
ISBN10: 0807009601

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0807009598
ISBN10: 0807009598

Summary: Through stories (including their own), interviews, and analysis of the most recent data available, Dr. Alvin Poussaint and journalist Amy Alexander offer a groundbreaking look at "posttraumatic slavery syndrome," the unique physical and emotional perils for black people that are the legacy of slavery and persistent racism. They examine the historical, cultural, and social factors that make many blacks reluctant to seek health care, and cite ways that everyo ...show morene from the layperson to the health care provider can help. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
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Publisher: Beacon Press, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No



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