Year: 1986 Source: South African Journal of Psychology, v.16, (1986), p.15-20 SIEC No: 19860865

Reported are findings from research undertaken to investigate suicides on a general hospital psychiatric unit. Nine victims were studied over a 10 year period. Epidemiologic data is presented. Ward milieu & staff changes are studied to determine the effect of these factors on rates of suicide. (NBB)