Pact suicide: A case report

Rastogi, Prateek and Acharya , Jenash and Atreya, Alok (2013) Pact suicide: A case report. Journal of Karnataka Medicolegal society, 22 (2). pp. 38-40.

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Abstract

Pact suicide is when two or more individuals commit suicide based on an agreement made earlier to end life together, usually at the same time and place. The Suicide pacts are usually seen among small groups of people such as married or romantic partners, family members, friends or any group of small people sharing same problems in life. The causes of pact suicide among lovers is usually due to denial in their marriage by family members or society whereas most of the other cases are due to routinely encountered problems in life like poverty or other financial worries and dissatisfaction with their lifestyle.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pact suicide, suicide
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2013 05:24
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2013 05:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137890

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