Year: 1993 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.163, (July 1993), p.45-48 SIEC No: 19930683

Detailed case reports of incidents of suicide & attempted suicide on the London Underground railway system between 1985 & 1989 were examined for the presence of suicide notes. The incidence of note-leaving was 15%. Notes provided little insight into the causes of suicide as subjectively perceived, or strategies for suicide prevention. (18 refs.)