Seasonality of suicide attempts: association with gender

  title={Seasonality of suicide attempts: association with gender},
  author={Roland Mergl and Inga Havers and David Althaus and Zolt{\'a}n Rihmer and Armin Schmidtke and Hartmut Lehfeld and Guenter Niklewski and Ulrich Hegerl},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
Some studies suggest seasonality of suicide attempts in females, but not in males. The reasons for this gender difference remain unclear. Only few studies addressed the question whether gender differences in seasonality of suicide attempts reflect gender differences in the choice of method for suicide attempts, with inconsistent results. So, this study aimed to analyze the association of gender with seasonality in suicide attempts by persons living in two Northern Bavarian regions [city of… CONTINUE READING
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