Year: 1998 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Supplementum, v.98, no.394, (1998), p.1-4 SIEC No: 19981127

This article presents a background to this issue of “Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Supplementum” which is devoted to a tudy of the effects of perestroika on suicide in the republics of the Former USSR. A short summary of results is also presented.