Year: 1990 Source: Washington: American Psychiatric Press Inc., 1990. p.97-126 SIEC No: 19910333

This article discusses the promising research on biochemistry & suicide. The authors assert that an approach that examines suicide from a biochemical perspective offers the hope of improved identification of suicidal persons, & the promise of new prevention strategies. They include a review of studies on biochemical factors such as 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid & serotonin. (VM)