Year: 1976 Source: Social Science and Medicine, v.10, (1976), p.119-121 SIEC No: 19833027

Two hypotheses were tested and supported: (1) Persons indicating prior suicidal behavior were significantly more likely subsequently to report having had accidents than those who did not report suicidal behavior; (2) Persons with increasingly self-derogating attitudes were more likely to report having had accidents. Data were collected from 4694 junior high school students who completed a questionnaire twice within a one-year interval.