Year: 1963 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.120, (1963), p.382-385 SIEC No: 19832525

A survey explores the demographics of suicides committed in Japan. Special attention is given to parent-child suicide – an Asian peculiarity accounting for 22% of multiple suicides in Japan. Discussion includes the means, possible motives &potential cultural influences upon these suicides. (RM)