Cross-cultural study of the thwarting disorientation theory of suicide

Journal of Abnormal Psychology Vol/Iss. 73 Published In Pages: 353-357
By Krauss, Herbert H., Krauss, Beatrice J.


"There should be a positive correlation between the total number of suicides committed in the context of thwarting disorientation and the number of thwarting disorientation situations scored present for each society" (354)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson’s product-moment correlationSupportedp<.01.46UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Thwarting Disorientation SituationsIndependentNONE
Thwarting Disorientation SuicidesDependentSuicide