Year: 1986 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.16, no.3, (Fall 1986), p.389-392 SIEC No: 19861590

A study of the various United States as of 1940 showed that suicide rates were higher and homicide rates were lower in states where the quality of life was higher. These findings support a hypotheses derived from Henry and Short’s theory of suicide and homicide.