Year: 1987 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders, v.13 no.3, (1987), p.215-225 SIEC No: 19870202

Presents an analysis of monthly suicide rates in France from 1978-1982 in which seasonal variations in environmental, sociological, & biological factors were compared to seasonal patterns of suicide. A clear seasonal variation in suicidal behavior was detected, with patterns differing as a function of age. (58 refs.) (LH)