Seasonality in violent suicide but not in nonviolent suicide or homicide.

@article{Maes1993SeasonalityIV,
  title={Seasonality in violent suicide but not in nonviolent suicide or homicide.},
  author={Michael Maes and Paul R Cosyns and Herbert Y Meltzer and F De Meyer and D. Peeters},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1993},
  volume={150 9},
  pages={
          1380-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have reported seasonal or monthly variation in suicide. The present study was conducted in order to determine seasonality and other significant rhythms in violent and nonviolent suicide, alone and together, and homicide. METHOD Data on suicide, violent suicide, nonviolent suicide, and homicide (categorized according to ICD-9) for all of Belgium for the period 1979-1987 were analyzed by means of spectral analyses. RESULTS There was a significant seasonality for… CONTINUE READING

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