Year: 1989 Source: The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, v.10, no.1, (March 1989), p.14-16 SIEC No: 19901419

11 suicides in which the victim took his or her life while looking into a mirror are presented. The psychoanalytic implications of the extreme form of narcissism are discussed. Investigators should have a high index of suspicion of suicide in cases where a dead body is positioned in front of or near a mirror. 1 ref.