Year: 2003 Source: Medicine, Science, and the Law, v.43, no.3, (July 2003), p.221-229 SIEC No: 20100373

This study investigated the different methods of suicide, age & gender susceptibility to suicide, the groups particularly affected, & the underlying, motivating factors among North Indians. Various suggestions relating to decreasing the tensions of the modern mechanical life-style, educating the general public, & the availability, use & storage of agrochemicals are put forward. Marriage counselling & the concept of family planning are also advocated. (21 refs.)