Year: 1972 Source: Maternal-Child Nursing Journal, v.1, no.2, (Summer 1972), p.157-174 SIEC No: 19850863

The psychological & physical consequences of a failed suicide attempt by drinking a lye solution are examined. The subject is a 15-year-old female who suffered scarring & fixation of the middle third of the esophagus & required a gastrostomy. 8 ref. (NBB)