National motives and psychogenic death rates

Science Vol/Iss. 161 Published In Pages: 1260
By Lester, David


This study investigates possible relationships between the need for achievement and power (as measured in folktales) with rates of suicide and homicide in preindustrial societies. Analysis suggests that homicide is not associated with either the need for achievement or power, but suicide is positively associated with the need for power.

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