Year: 2000 Source: Hospital Medicine, v.61, no.7, (July 2000), p.495-496, 498 SIEC No: 20011621

Unemployment is an important variable in both suicide & attempted suicide, acts that are themselves woven from a complex tapestry of interacting factors. The manner in which being unemployed leads to acts of self-destruction can often be better understood from detailed case histories than from epidemiological research. (37 refs.)