Suicide among foreign residents of Japan

David Lester, Yukio Saito, B. C.Ben Park

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The suicide rate of Koreans living in Japan is twice as high as that of Koreans in South Korea. Reasons for this high suicide rate are discussed, including effects of economic crises and discrimination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-140
Number of pages2
JournalPsychological reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)


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