Year: 1977 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (10th: 1977: Boston), p.109-111 SIEC No: 19860067

The author analyzes French society, culture, & personality, with a view to identifying those features that could be suicidogenic. Areas of concern include migration, the aged, an overwhelmingly urban place of residence, alcohol abuse, economic differences, state control, the legal system, lack of religosity, & the prevalence of guarded, hostile & rigid personality characteristics. (NBB)