Year: 2003 Source: Psychological Medicine, v.33, (2003), p.1299-1309 SIEC No: 20040018

In order to investigate the patterns of co-morbidity in a group of male-suicide completers, 115 completed male suicide & 82 matched controls were assessed using proxy-based diagnostic interviews & latent class analysis. Three subgroups of completers were identified: a low co-morbidity group, a substance-dependent group & a group exhibiting childhood onset of psychopathology. Findings are discussed. (30 refs)