Published Online: 1 October 1973
Page Count: 6
Assistant medical examiner for Monroe County and clinical instructor in Pathology and resident in Forensic Pathology, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
Chief medical examiner for Monroe County and clinical assistant professor of Pathology and Psychiatry, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
(Received 26 February 1973; accepted 29 March 1973)
Suicide has occurred since the beginning of recorded history [1,2]. Many recent studies in the psychiatric literature deal with descriptive variables, including both the sociological and psychological factors operating at the time of the suicide [3,4].
Paper ID: JFS10040J