Year: 1991 Source: Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, v.21, no.2, (Summer 1991), p.202-203 SIEC No: 19910691

This letter to the editor is the 4th in a series of letters & responses between 2 authors of studies on the connection between interpersonal loss & suicide among alcoholics, & 1 author criticizing their methodology. In this letter, the athor clarifies his opinion that the criterion-based diagnoses used in the studies have now been updated so they are more accurate. (VM)