Year: 1977 Source: Clinical Toxicology, v.18, (1977), p.11-20 SIEC No: 19841160

This article discusses the ratio between suicide & attempted suicide, given the increasing problem of self-poisoning. Covers age & sex distribution, drugs used & motivation. Social disturbances in the young have attributed to the rise in self-poisoning attempts. Difficulty coping with the changes in society places this group at more risk.