The impact of gun control on suicide: Studies from Canada

An increasing popular proposal for reducing the incidence of suicide has been restricting the availability of methods for committing suicide. Countries differ in the most popular method for suicide, but firearms are the preferred method in some, including Canada and...

Gender, gun control, suicide and homicide: A reply

Carrington’s comment on our article “Gender and the impact of gun control on homicide and suicide”, recently published in Archives of Suicide Research (1996, 2, 223-234), is a case of an additional statistical analysis technique on the data set. Carrington uses...

The impact of gun control (Bill C-51) on suicide in Canada

Suicide is a multiply determined behavior, calling for diverse prevention efforts. Gun control has been proposed as an important component of society’s response, and an opportunity for studying the effects of legislative gun control laws on suicide rates was...