Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 3p. SIEC No: 19861151

The study of 298 drug addicts examines the relationship between addiction & suicide. Special attention is given to the possibility of affective disorders underlying addiction problems. 3 case histories are presented to examine family history & genetic backround. Cause of death, including suicide, is investigated in 36 deaths of addicts over a 7 year period. (NBB)