Year: 2002 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.181, no.5, (November 2002), p.441-442 SIEC No: 20040170

This letter comments on an article by S J Hamilton & R F T McMahon regarding brain weight in sudden death & suicide, which attempted to replicate & reinterpret a study by E Salib & G Tadros. Salib presents some arguments to explain differences in the findings of the 2 studies, especially concerning methodology. Issues regarding control groups are also discussed. (3 refs)