Year: 1998 Source: Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. p.53-61 SIEC No: 20010940

The purpose of this paper is to summarize methods & findings from a new series of twin studies. An overview of twin types & twin study methodology is first provided. Issues, participants, methods, results, & implications from 3 new twin studies of suicide (Roy et al, 1990; Roy et al, 1995; Segal & Roy, 1995) are discussed next. Finally, the overall significance of this work & future research directions are considered. (36 refs.)