Year: 2016 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders.(2016).193:215Ð226. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.12.042 SIEC No: 20160123

Highlights The quality of rail suicide research varies greatly; better research is needed. Rail suicides resemble people who use other methods, but are younger. Rail suicides are rarely impulsive; people usually go to the rails to kill themselves. Media reports on railway suicides can increase their incidence. We need more research on why people choose railway suicide