Social Costs of Economic Change: Suicide in the Mexico City Area (Micro HV 6548 M62 M69 1984)
Robertson M J
This study further investigates the relationship between economic change & suicide in urban areas. An attempt is also made to evaluate the ability of 4 competing theories (life events, anticipated life events, self-blame & anomie theories) in predicting suicide in the face of economic change. The research utilized a 3-stage analysis which employed both cross-sectional & longitudinal designs & involved demographic data obtained from the suicide population of the Federal District of Mexico.