Year: 1984 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)- University of California, Irvine, 1983. 205p. SIEC No: 19850959

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.