Year: 1988 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Belgica, v.88, no.5-6, (1988), p.394-399 SIEC No: 19910615

The states of America were classified on the basis of the homicide & suicide rates into violent, nonviolent, inwardly violent & outwardly violent. Social differences between these four groups of states were identified. The usefulness of this type of regional analysis was discussed. (12 refs.)