Year: 1986 Source: Working Group on Preventive Practices in Suicide and Attempted Suicide, (September 1986: York), 18p. SIEC No: 19870722

This study attempted to obtain comparative data on trends in attempted suicide in several European countries. The study met with very limited success & the reasons are detailed. Some findings are presented & a conservative conclusion is that attempted suicide is predominantly a problem of adolescence & young adulthood. (8 Refs) (LH)