Year: 1987 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.76, no.4, (October 1987), p.364-471 SIEC No: 19872293

Birth record data were gathered for 412 forensic victims comprising suicides, alcoholics & drug addicts born in Stockhlom after 1940 & who died there in 1978-84. Mutual comparison of categories & with 2901 controls showed that suicides involving asphyxiation were closely associated with asphyxia at birth, suicides by violent mechanical means were associated with mechanical birth trauma & drug addiction was associated with opiate &/or barbiturate administration to mothers during labor.