Year: 1966 Source: Journal of General Psychology, v.75, no.2, (1966), p.291-295 SIEC No: 19831871

Investigated the relationship between illness and suicide for white males with data from a national study on mortality and occupational level for the U.S. in 1950. The results based on 15 selected causes of death, conform with the hypothesis that physical illness is positively correlated with suicide rate. The effect of occupational level was negligible.