Year: 1992 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.149, no.3, (March 1992), p.394-395 SIEC No: 19920043

Alcohol use was correlated with depression & suicidal behaviour in 2 independent studies of schizophrenic outpatients. Depression alone accounted for over 80% of the explained variance in suicidal behaviour in both studies; alcohol use along & the correlation between depression & alcohol use accounted for only small amounts of variance. (10 refs.)