Year: 1990 Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal, v.142, no.11, (June 1, 1990), p.1233-1238 SIEC No: 19910082

Critically explores the research completed on suicide & depression. The authors state that depression can be treated effectively with medication. Tests to gauge depression are outlined briefly, & an analysis of research & prevention strategies is included. As well, the article provides a comprehensive breakdown of suicide & depression statistics in Canada by age, sex, marital status, physical & mental illness, etc. It concludes with recommendations for further research. (VM)