History and geography of suicide: could genetic risk factors account for the variation in suicide rates?

@article{Marui2005HistoryAG,
  title={History and geography of suicide: could genetic risk factors account for the variation in suicide rates?},
  author={Andrej Maru{\vs}i{\vc}},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={133C 1},
  pages={43-7}
}
  • Andrej Marušič
  • Published 2005 in
    American journal of medical genetics. Part C…
The current state of knowledge of genetic predisposition towards the suicidal behavior allows for a question whether genetic risk factors account for the variation in suicide rates through time and space. Accordingly, the presented paper will attempt to tackle the genetics behind suicidal behavior from the perspective of the populational genetics. First, the variability of suicide rates across Europe is discussed. This is followed by a brief discussion of the J curve (on a map of Europe, the… CONTINUE READING

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