Year: 1989 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.154, (Feb. 1989), p.271-272 SIEC No: 19900125

This letter to the editor discusses a study of patients aged 10-24 who were admitted to the London Hospital due to self-poisoning. The authors compared Asian & non-Asian self-poisoners, & found no significant differences – except in women aged 15 to 19, where the Asian rate was higher. (VM)