Year: 1986 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.74, (1986), p.433-439 SIEC No: 19870648

A study of suicide in a Greek province from 1979-1984 showed the following: a mean suicide rate of .48/10,000 population/year, a significant increase in the suicide rate in men over 65, significantly higher rates in men from rural areas, & differences according to marital status. Violent methods were most frequently used & psychological disorders were the most frequent causes of suicide. Implications are discussed. 21 Refs. (LH)