Year: 1985 Source: Journal of Forensic Sciences, v.30, no.3, (July 1985), p.965-967 SIEC No: 19870988

A study of childhood suicide in individuals aged twelve years or less was performed on the case files of the Office of the Medical Examiner of Metropolitan Dade County in Miami, Florida over the eight-year period from 1977 to 1985. Four cases were collected; these are presented in some detail. A discussion then ensues along with a review of pertinent literature concerning this phenomenon.