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ERIC Number: EJ292872
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Some Social and Psychological Factors Related to Suicide in Primitive Societies: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study.
Smith, David Horton; Hackathorn, Linda
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n4 p195-211 Win 1982
Examined social and psychological factors related to suicide, using a sample of primitive societies from the Human Relations Area Files. Results showed suicide prevalence was high where the society is stable agricultural, expects either very restrained or very open emotional expression, and emphasizes individual pride and shame. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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