Year: 1993 Source: Personality & Individual Differences, v.14, no.6, (June 1993), p.853-855 SIEC No: 19931033

Measures of achievement, competitiveness & occupational preference obtained from samples of college students in 30 nations were associated with national rates of suicide & homicide. Suicide rates were lower & homicide rates were higher in societies whose students value achievement, competitiveness & business more. The implication of these results are discussed. (7 refs.)