Year: 2015 Source: BMC Psychiatry.(2015). doi:10.1186/s12888-015-0506-x SIEC No: 20150307

The reason behind a variation in season of birth in suicide victims born into the old lifestyle is unknown. It is also unknown why the seasonal difference had disappeared with modern lifestyle. Possible influence of artificial light, nutrition, microbiota and seasonal infections are discussed. The underlying causes behind suicides may be different in traditional and modern Greenland.