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Male suicide rate rises as Irish Troubles ease

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7148.1850b (Published 20 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1850
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    Journalists and politicians in Britain and the Republic of Ireland have been talking up the “peace dividends” in the wake of the recent referendums north and south of the border. But there are some less well publicised, negative, side effects to the easing of decades of paramilitary mayhem.

    Suicides, especially among young men aged 16 to …

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