Year: 1987 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (20th: 1987: San Francisco0, p.67-69 SIEC No: 19880752

Studies indicate that one of the causes of the very high suicide rate in Slovenia, a republic of Yugoslavia, is the national character which is typified by introjected aggression, perfectionism, hard-working nature, distance with others, fatalism & an inclination to depressive disorders & alcoholism. In this condensation, the author uses a specific suicide case to illustrate the influence of the national character on childhood experiences, family climate & values. (GW)