Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders. (2013).149(1-3):230Ð234.DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.01.031 SIEC No: 20140323

The interpretation of suicide involves theories from many disciplines, and the strain theory of suicide is a socialÐpsychological model that attempts to account for this complicated behavior. We have earlier explored the presence of psychological strains in a number of diverse samples of suicides and in the present study, we identified the strains experienced throughout the lives as documented in the biographies of 72 celebrities.

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