Year: 1966 Source: Current Medical Digest, v.33, (February 1966), p.250 SIEC No: 19860471

Dr. Frank Berger reports that barbiturates are most frequently used in suicide attempts (1966). The use of tranquilizers has not decreased the use of barbiturates for suicidal purposes. Four tables list numbers of suicides by specific causes, by type of drug overdose, by analgesic & soporific substances, & by analgesics & soporific substances.