Year: 1976 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.6, no.1, (Spring 1976), p.3-10 SIEC No: 19831575

This psychological autopsy of the suicidal death of an adolescent Indian boy includes a brief family background, a history of his difficulties, & a report of psychological evaluation. There is an attempt to understand the societal & familial factors that seem to have predisposed him to commit suicide. The report includes an analysis of the resources currently available in Indian communities & a recommendation for the kinds of resources that might prevent suicide in this setting.