Year: 1990 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.156, (January 1990), p.46-50 SIEC No: 19910105

Suicides in England & Wales among immigrants of Indian ethnic origin were analysed for the period 1970-78. There were excess suicides among young Indian women, these being disproportionately more among the married. Burning was a common method of suicide among Indian women. Suicide rates were low in Indian men & the Indian elderly. A large proportion of the male suicides were among doctors & dentists. (18 refs.)