Year: 1987 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.75, no.5, (May 1987), p.532-535 SIEC No: 19872069

Analysis of 25,987 suicides occurring in Italy during the years 1974-1983 demonstrated a clear diurnal variation, death by suicide being most prevalent between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Reasons and implications are discussed with reference to earlier work on this topic.