Year: 1983 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.67, no.1, (1983), p.32-42 SIEC No: 19832176

Suicides in a Finnish sample of over 16,000 cases peak in spring and fall. This bi-modal distribution has been found in other studies as well. The autumn increase in sucides is particularly related to increases in incidence among married and widowed females. Statistical evidence for the conclusions is impressive.(JS)