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  1. "Aggression resulting from alcohol consumption and aggression as expressed in war-making" will be "related to discipline practices in primitive societies" (735)Lester, David - The relation between discipline experiences and the expression of aggression, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This paper investigates the relationship between discipline experiences in preindustrial societies and aggressive behavior at the societal level. No associations are found between discipline experiences and suicide, murder, aggression resulting from alcohol consumption, or aggression expressed in war-making.

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  2. Murder in primitive societies will be related to the societal disciplinary practices (735)Lester, David - The relation between discipline experiences and the expression of aggression, 1967 - 2 Variables

    This paper investigates the relationship between discipline experiences in preindustrial societies and aggressive behavior at the societal level. No associations are found between discipline experiences and suicide, murder, aggression resulting from alcohol consumption, or aggression expressed in war-making.

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  3. "The aggressive behaviors of nonliterate societies, as manifested in their suicide and homicide rates… will be inversely associated with love-oriented techniques of discipline" (466).Lester, David - Suicide, homicide, and the effects of socialization, 1967 - 3 Variables

    This study tests for an association between displays of aggression and socialization techniques in preindustrial societies. Analysis suggests there is no relationship between discipline techniques and homicidal or suicidal behavior.

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  4. "The prediction was that a high incidence of suicide would be associated with a low fear of the dead" (207)Lester, David - The incidence of suicide and the fear of the dead in non-literate societies, 1971 - 2 Variables

    This study tests for an association between suicide rates and cultural fear of the dead. Tests do not support a significant relationship.

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  5. ". . . There is no evidence that mutilation behaviors in primitive societies are related to the incidence of suicide in those societies" (802)Lester, David - Suicide and mutilation behaviors in non-literate societies, 1971 - 2 Variables

    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.

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  6. The incidence of suicide will be associated with the need for achievement (161).Lester, David - National motives and psychogenic death rates, 1968 - 2 Variables

    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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  7. "The incidence of suicide . . . was significantly correlated with the need for power . . ." (1260)Lester, David - National motives and psychogenic death rates, 1968 - 2 Variables

    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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  8. A test for association between the suicide rate and fear of death found no supportLester, David - The fear of death in primitive societies, 1975 - 2 Variables

    This study tests for potential correlates of the fear of death in non-literate societies. Significant associations were found between the use of love-oriented techniques for punishment and a fear of death and a high need to achieve and a fear of death.

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  9. "Evidence was found for an association between use of love-oriented techniques of punishment and a high fear of death" (229)Lester, David - The fear of death in primitive societies, 1975 - 2 Variables

    This study tests for potential correlates of the fear of death in non-literate societies. Significant associations were found between the use of love-oriented techniques for punishment and a fear of death and a high need to achieve and a fear of death.

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  10. Adolescent suicide will be associated with values and norms for premarital intercourse and pregnancy (132).Lester, David - Adolescent suicide and premarital sexual behavior, 1970 - 5 Variables

    This study examines the relationship between adolescent suicide and attitudes toward premarital sexual behavior. Several hypotheses were tested, but no associations reached statistical significance.

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