Year: 1992 Source: Neurology, v.42, no.6, (June 1992), p.1255 SIEC No: 19920755

In this letter to the editor, the authors discuss a report by Sadovnick et al (1991) on the investigation of mortality rates among multiple sclerosis patients. Stenager et al suggest that standardized mortality rates should also be calculated to permit comparison to other studies concerning the suicide risk of these patients. The reply of Sadovnick et al follows. (8 refs.)