What do you think triggers suicidal thoughts and what do you think makes people act on those thoughts? Peruvian college students' beliefs about suicide precipitants
Peruvian youths are the most suicide-vulnerable age group within the most suicide resilient South American country. The present study draws on cultural script theory to investigate Peruvian college students' beliefs about the precipitants of suicidal ideation and behavior. It examines potential differences in those explanations for women and men, and also based on respondents' personal history of, and exposure to suicidal ideation and behavior. Five hundred twenty-two Peruvian college students responded to two questions: "What do you think would lead someone to feel suicidal?" and "What do you ...
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