Childhood Suicide: A Report of Four Cases

    Volume 30, Issue 3 (July 1985)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 July 1985

    Page Count: 3

    Copeland, AR
    Associate medical examiner, Dade County Medical Examiner Department, Miami, FL

    (Received 26 September 1984; accepted 9 November 1984)


    A study of childhood suicide in individuals aged twelve years or less was performed on the case files of the Office of the Medical Examiner of Metropolitan Dade County in Miami, FL, over the eight-year period from 1977 to the present. Four cases were collected; these are presented in some detail. A discussion then ensues along with a review of pertinent literature concerning this phenomenon.

    Paper ID: JFS11034J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11034J

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    Title Childhood Suicide: A Report of Four Cases
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30