Year: 1980 Source: Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research Report, v.27, (1980), p.110-113 SIEC No: 20030532

The aim of this study was to find preliminary answers to the following questions: How frequent is suicide among the Skolt Lapps in Finland? How do the Skolt Lapps themselves perceive suicidal behaviour? What causes and what prevents suicides? Are changes taking place parallel with assimilation in this respect, too? (3 refs)