Blues fans and suicide acceptability.

  title={Blues fans and suicide acceptability.},
  author={Steven John Stack},
  journal={Death studies},
  volume={24 3},
Research has neglected the possible impact of the blues music subculture on suicide acceptability (SA). The sad themes in the blues may attract suicidal persons and reinforce their suicidal moods and attitudes. The present study performs the first test of the thesis that associates SA with being a blues fan. It uses data on a national sample of 961 adults drawn from the General Social Survey of 1993. The results of a multivariate logistic regression analysis found that blues fans were no more… CONTINUE READING