Year: 1981 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (11th: 1981: Paris), pp.111-114 SIEC No: 19850288

There are marked differences in suicide rates between the Scandinavian countries, the rates being lower (1/2 to 1/3) of that in Denmark, Sweden & Finland. Differences related to climate, criminality, substance abuse & sociological factors such as family structure, social integration, & divorce are being investigated by a study group appointed by the Nordic Collaboration Board for Medical Research.(NBB)