Year: 1987 Source: Orlando, FL: Academic Press, Inc. (1987). p.81-94 SIEC No: 20090719

Studies in the past decade suggest that biological factors may contribute to the development of suicidal behaviour. The most well-substantiated findings are those that link suicide to a disturbed turnover of serotonin in the brain. These findings are reviewed in this chapter, & some of their implications are discussed. (52 refs.)