Steven Stack

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gloomy Sunday: did the "Hungarian suicide song" really create a suicide epidemic?
    Steven Stack
    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:349-58. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Opera subculture and suicide for honor
    Steven Stack
    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Death Stud 26:431-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Social and racial correlates of Russian roulette
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry, Wayne State University, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:436-41. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Suicide by cop in film and society: dangerousness, depression, and justice
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry and Criminology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:359-76. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effect of survivalism--self-expressionism culture on black male suicide acceptability: a cross-national analysis
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry, 3258 Faculty Administration Building, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48098, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1211-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Lethal locations: an application of opportunity theory to motel suicide, a research note
    Ira M Wasserman
    Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
    Death Stud 32:757-67. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Gender and suicide risk: the role of wound site
    Steven Stack
    Center for Suicide Research, 6341 Parkview Drive, Troy, Michigan 48098, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:13-20. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Music and suicidality: a quantitative review and extension
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry and Criminology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:654-71. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Economic strain and suicide risk: a qualitative analysis
    Steven Stack
    Center for Suicide Research, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:103-12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Societal economic costs and benefits from death: another look
    Steven Stack
    Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty Administration Building, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Death Stud 31:363-72. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Gloomy Sunday: did the "Hungarian suicide song" really create a suicide epidemic?
    Steven Stack
    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:349-58. 2007
    ..Further research is needed on art forms, such as feature films, paintings, novels, and music that portray suicides in order to identify the conditions under which the triggering of suicides occurs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Opera subculture and suicide for honor
    Steven Stack
    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Death Stud 26:431-7. 2002
    ..Only two variables, religiosity and education, are more closely related to suicide acceptability than opera fanship. These are the first empirical results on the subject of opera and suicide acceptability...
  3. doi request reprint Social and racial correlates of Russian roulette
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry, Wayne State University, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:436-41. 2008
    ..Russian roulette victims were entirely male, significantly younger, and less apt to be married than the control group...
  4. doi request reprint Suicide by cop in film and society: dangerousness, depression, and justice
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry and Criminology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:359-76. 2012
    ..While such media distortions can be profitable and entertain the audience, they also contribute to public misunderstandings of the nature of deviance and hinder the development of effective suicide and violence prevention programs...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of survivalism--self-expressionism culture on black male suicide acceptability: a cross-national analysis
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry, 3258 Faculty Administration Building, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48098, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1211-8. 2011
    ..These new found associations compliment the impact of a standard predictor, religiosity, on suicide acceptability...
  6. doi request reprint Lethal locations: an application of opportunity theory to motel suicide, a research note
    Ira M Wasserman
    Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
    Death Stud 32:757-67. 2008
    ..4), hanging as a suicide method (OR = 3.0), and substance abuse (OR = 2.6). The model explained 24% of the variance in location of suicide. Opportunity theory is utilized to explain why location influences the probability of a suicide...
  7. doi request reprint Gender and suicide risk: the role of wound site
    Steven Stack
    Center for Suicide Research, 6341 Parkview Drive, Troy, Michigan 48098, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:13-20. 2009
    ..The findings are consistent with the notion that women are more concerned than men with facial disfigurement, and that women have a lower desire to die than men...
  8. doi request reprint Music and suicidality: a quantitative review and extension
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry and Criminology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:654-71. 2012
    ..Experimental research is needed with a control group of songs from an alternative genre with low suicidogenic content...
  9. ncbi request reprint Economic strain and suicide risk: a qualitative analysis
    Steven Stack
    Center for Suicide Research, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:103-12. 2007
    ..Unemployment combined with an anticipated eviction from one's home is recommended as a particular point of departure for future work...
  10. ncbi request reprint Societal economic costs and benefits from death: another look
    Steven Stack
    Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty Administration Building, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Death Stud 31:363-72. 2007
    ..Future work is needed to adjust lost earnings for the lower occupational status of suicides; this is another reason why Yang and Lester may be underestimating cost savings from suicide...
  11. doi request reprint Citation classics in suicide and life threatening behavior: a research note
    Steven Stack
    Department of Psychiatry and Criminology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:628-39. 2012
    ..Future work is needed to assess what predicts which SLTB articles ultimately become citation classics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body mass and suicide risk
    Steven Stack
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Crisis 28:46-7. 2007
    ..For males, the BMI was not significantly related to suicide risk either at the bivariate or multivariate levels of analysis. The best predictors of suicide were living alone for females, and alcohol abuse for males...
  13. ncbi request reprint Race and method of suicide: culture and opportunity
    Steven Stack
    Department of Sociology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 9:57-68. 2005
    ..24 times more likely than Caucasians to choose violent methods of suicide. Although they are less likely to own firearms, African Americans are more likely than Caucasians to choose violent methods of suicide...
  14. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the media: a quantitative review of studies based on non-fictional stories
    Steven Stack
    Center for Suicide Research, Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:121-33. 2005
    ..The full logistic regression model correctly classified 77.3% of the findings from the 55 studies. Methodological differences among studies are associated with discrepancies in their results...
  15. ncbi request reprint The age structures and marital status differences of married and not married male suicide rates: 12 developed countries
    Phillips Cutright
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 10:365-82. 2006
    ..These regression equations generate predicted suicide rates and these predicted rates are then used to see if they account for the observed age structures of married and not married men. They do in 19 of 24 tests...
  16. ncbi request reprint The deadliness of mass murderers
    David Lester
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:1404. 2004
    ..The death toll for mass murders was higher when the murderer committed suicide and when the incident was elsewhere than the Americas and Europe...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mass homicide and suicide deadliness and outcome
    David Lester
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Crisis 26:184-7. 2005
    ..Those rampage killers who completed suicide were less likely to be judged schizophrenic and more likely to be killing present or former co-workers...
  18. doi request reprint Marital status integration, suicide disapproval, and societal integration as explanations of marital status differences in female age-specific suicide rates
    Phillips Cutright
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:715-24. 2007
    ..The results provide the strongest support for the marital status integration theory and consistent support for the social integration perspective. There is also mixed support for the cultural disapproval of suicide hypothesis...
  19. pmc Suicide-associated comorbidity among US males and females: a multiple cause-of-death analysis
    Ian R H Rockett
    Injury Control Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9190, USA
    Inj Prev 13:311-5. 2007
    ..To describe physical and mental comorbidity among male and female suicides in the US. This research replicates a seminal Australian study, which permits inference on comparative cause-of-death data quality...