Year: 1984 Source: British Medical Journal, v.288, no.6414, (February 4, 1984), p.346-347 SIEC No: 19960443

This article is a literature review of research on suicide pacts. The author provides a description of suicide pacts & their possible relationship to homicide-suicides. Research conducted by Cohen, Rosenbaum, & West is discussed. Implications of suicide pacts on assessment procedures of suicidal risk are included. (7 refs) (SC)