Year: 1973 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.28, no.5, (1973), p.732-734 SIEC No: 19832915

Because a caller offering to donate her body to the medical school expressed intention to commit suicide we examined the causes of death of persons whose personally donated bodies had been recieved by the Department of Anatomy over a 3 1/2-year period. The proportion of suicides was greater than expected in a general population of like age.