Year: 1978 Source: The Lancet, v.2, no.8093, (October 7, 1978), p.772-773 SIEC No: 19920230

This editorial briefly discusses whether or not the suicide rate actually has declined in towns where there is a Samaritan branch. The contradictory conclusions which arise from the various studies also raise issues about research methodologies in the medical & social sciences. (0 refs.)