Year: 2003 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.33, no.3, (Fall 2003), p.338-339 SIEC No: 20040899

This letter to the editor reports new data related to an earlier study by D Lester regarding the association between serum cholesterol levels & suicidal behavior. In the original meta-analysis, the association reached statistical significance. The present analysis retained this association, but after reducing the set of studies it was only a tendency, rather than being statistically significant. (9 refs)