Suicide and mutilation behaviors in non-literate societies

Psychological Reports Vol/Iss. 28 Published In Pages: 801-802
By Lester, David


This paper tests for a relationship between practices of mutilation and self-torture and the incidence of suicidal behavior in preindustrial, nonliterate societies. Several hypotheses are tested but none supported.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Amelia Piazza