Year: 2003 Source: European Neuropsychopharmacology, v.13, no.2, (March 2003), p.105-109 SIEC No: 20030721

The general aim of this study was to gain knowledge of the importance of testosterone in suicide attempters. In a sample of men with a recent suicide attempt, patients were found to have lower CSF testosterone levels than aggressive violent patients in other studies. These & other findings are discussed. The authors suggest that suicide attempts may be mediated by different biological variables than aggression. (20 refs)