Year: 1992 Source: BMJ, v.304, no.6838, (May 23, 1992), p.1376 SIEC No: 19920841

In this brief letter to the editor, Barraclough supports Hawton’s proposal for new studies into the clinical & social features of suicide (see SIEC #920840). He points out that the 3 studies most often referred to are over 25 years old & that there are grounds for believing that different findings might emerge today. (6 refs.)