Year: 1963 Source: Delaware Medical Journal, v.35, no.11, (1963), p.293-297 SIEC No: 19850840

With suicide ranking high among the chief causes of mortality (12th cause, approximately 16000 to 20000 people commit suicide in the United States), investigation into the aetiology & preventive phases of self-destruction should receive sincere attention & study. The case presented here to some of the personality facets & environmental sequelae leading up to both a homicide & accompanying suicide.