Year: 1991 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.36, no.3, (April 1991), p.235-236 SIEC No: 19910571

This letter to the editor describes a rare case of adolescent couple suicide. The author asserts that this type of suicidal behavior is not as infrequent as is believed, & is underreported. A reply is also included, in which the authors agree with the assertion that couple suicide may be underreported, & discuss the similar dynamics found in many couple suicides (e.g. social isolation, histories of emotional disturbance). (VM)