Year: 2003 Source: Psychiatric Services, v.54, no.5, (May 2003), p.748-749 SIEC No: 20031134

This letter to the editor briefly comments on an earlier article by A Brinkman & D Mintz, which disscussed the difficulty of interpreting suicide & self-inflicted injury rates. The author here raises the issue of firearm availability in the interpretation of these rates. A response by the authors of the original article is included. (4 refs)