Year: 1980 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.37, (May 1980), p.505-510 SIEC No: 19830769

The changing contribution of suicide among young persons to the entire suicide profile was examined. The suicide age profile shows a significant rise in rates among the young compared with older age groups and the number of suicides by persons between the ages of 15 and 29 has increased to a greater extent than can be explained by shifts in the age structure of the Alberta population. (31 refs)