Year: 1993 Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, v.242, no.4, (1993), p.248-249 SIEC No: 19930943

An analysis of suicide rates in France from 1826 to 1913 indicated that suicide rates were lower during years of war than during years of peace. This effect was stronger for female suicide rates than for male suicide rates & seemed to hold both for major & minor wars. (6 refs.)