Year: 1993 Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, v.47, no.4, (1993), p.281-286 SIEC No: 19950936

16 centres from 14 different European countries are participating in the WHO/Euro multicentre study on parasuicide. In this paper, the Nordic part of the research project is presented. Both the epidemiologic monitoring study & the repetition prediction study (EPSIS) are introduced. The catchment areas covered by each of the 5 Nordic centres are described along with selection procedures & assessment instruments. Some recent incidence data on parasuicide event rates is also presented. (9 refs.)