Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.169-170 SIEC No: 19940424

The relation between suicides-parasuicides & the use of medicines in the Swedish county of Jamtland was studied. Using various sources of information, the authors analyzed the medicines prescribed to 1) persons who later committed suicide; 2) medicines used for parasuicide; & 3) the presence of antidepressant substances in national forensic toxicological screenings. Results of this study are presented.