Suicide in Avon. Life stress, alcohol misuse and use of services.

@article{Vassilas1997SuicideIA,
  title={Suicide in Avon. Life stress, alcohol misuse and use of services.},
  author={Christopher A. Vassilas and H. Gethin Morgan},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1997},
  volume={170},
  pages={
          453-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Suicide rates among young men are rising. Further information about their contacts with services and possible associated stressful life events is necessary. METHOD The sample consisted of all cases where the coroner in the County of Avon had given an inquest verdict of suicide over a 20-month period, together with those who were categorised as suicide by a panel of psychiatrists even though they had received open or accidental inquest verdicts. The coroner's dossiers and hospital… CONTINUE READING
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