National Motives Predict Psychogenic Death Rates 25 Years Later

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Science  24 May 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3830, pp. 901-903
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3830.901


Achievement motivation scores derived fromn analyses of content of children's stories from 16 countries predicted death rates dut to ulcers and hypertension, and power motivation scores predicted death rates due to murder, suicide, and cirrhosis of the liver 25 years later.

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