Year: 1972 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.27, (1972), p.80-85 SIEC No: 19820221

Reported are two fatal cases of death which involved some sort of bondage mechanism(s). An extensive literature review relevant to suicide by bondage is included, as well as interviews from nine men and three women who engage in masochistic behaviours. Prevention and treatment of these individuals is brought up with suggestions offered. (14 ref.)