Year: 1979 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (12th: 1979: Denver), p.34 SIEC No: 19911590

The authors specifically studied the myth of rural tranquility versus urban harassment as it affects suicide rates, comparing basic statistics in sex & age groups, including modes of suicides & other epidemiological data. It was found that rural tranquility does not offer a low suicide environment. The authors also commented on the socio-psychological factors that might influence their findings & challenge the professional’s ineptness in reducing suicide rates in both rural & urban groups.