Year: 1970 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.23, no.2, (August 1970), p.149-157 SIEC No: 19832511

Compared 110 male & 12 female suicides with 18,956 Skid Row area residents. Identified 6 profile types among the suicide group: prototype suicide; aged & physically ill immigrant; young, unmarried alcoholic; alcoholic mentally disordered;maritally disrupted & mentally disordered American; & aged & mentally disordered immigrant. Suggests alcohol usage by itself does not discriminate within the suicide group & white males are the highest risk group for alcoholism & suicide in combination. (27 ref)