Year: 1979 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.9. no.2, (1979), p.67-75 SIEC No: 19820301

It appears whatever constraining effect the presence of children has on parental suicide may be partially negated by such factors as age of parents when married & age when they had children. Whatever possible inhibiting effect dependent children have tends to decrease as the number of children increases. (BB)