Suicide in Brighton

Jacobson, S.
June 1972
British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun72, Vol. 120 Issue 559, p689
Academic Journal
An abstract of the study "Suicide in Brighton," by S. Jacobson and D. M. Jacobson is presented. It discusses the result of the comparative investigation on the suicide incidence that occur in England, Wales, and in Brighton, England which were committed from 1963 to 1969. It shows that suicide incidence in Brighton is attributed to the high proportion of elderly in a borough, high prevalence of physical illness and mental illness, and a large number of complaints of depression.


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