Some social and psychological factors related to suicide in primitive societies: a cross-cultural comparative study

Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior Vol/Iss. 12 Published In Pages: 195-211
By Smith, David Horton, Hackathorn, Linda


Suicide will be associated with major economic activity, rules concerning the expression of emotions, and the importance of pride and shame (197-199, 208).


Religion, kinship, and political integration were also considered.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN