Year: 2003 Source: American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, v.24, no.4, (December 2003), p.361-363 SIEC No: 20040286

This article discusses a case of suicidal asphyxiation. Due to the nature of the case, the authors briefly examine the issues surrounding Internet sites advising on suicide methodology, & the possibility that individuals accessing the Internet may be psychologically more vulnerable & exhibit higher risk-taking behavior, substance abuse, & depression. (16 refs)