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Sheldon Ungar

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1989-Suicide- Emile Durkein
Women-2 to 3 times higher than men in a
Men- 3 to 4 times higher than women
Psychological distress was higher in Jews (religion)
Social stress changes us, social fact is
A groups level of social solidarity is determined by the frequency with which its members
interact and the degree to which they share beliefs values and morals;
Suicide rates are lowest at intermediate levels of social solidarity and highest at low and
high levels of social solidarity
Married people are less likely to be suicidal
Young people are less likely than older people]
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