Caslav Loncar and Tomislav Franic
University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
War and Suicide. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2009, 306 pages.
Suicide was found to be significantly associated with different mental disorders, and people who suffer from mental disorder are more likely to attempt or commit this act. The war also was found to have impact on suicide rates. Patients who were hospitalized in any time of their live might represent distinct vulnerable group because of intensity of their disorder or lack of social network. Possible associations of war and suicide in this group of patients were in focus of this work. The association of war period with higher suicide rate in both genders was found with significantly stronger impact in females.