Year: 1997 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.171, (October 1997), p.303-304 SIEC No: 19980293

In this editorial, Neeleman & Farrell highlighted how epidemiological knowledge of the link between substance misuse & suicide has advanced. Some methodological issues are discussed briefly & studies which look at the relationship between substance misuse & suicide at the individual level are reviewed. The editorial concludes with a discussion of areas for further research & avenues for prevention. (21 refs.)