Year: 2001 Source: South African Medical Journal, v.91, no.5, (May 2001), p.429-432 SIEC No: 20040709

The authors investigated the precipitants of non-fatal suicidal behavior in women using a gender-based comparison. They found that significantly more married women than men cited spousal extramarital affairs, spousal alcohol abuse, & marital violence as precipitants of their self-destructive behaviors. (17 refs)