Year: 2005 Source: The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, v.42, no.4, (2005), p.278-280 SIEC No: 20080030

A suicide pact is an agreement between two or more people to kill themselves. They represent 0.6-4.0% of all suicides, the vast majority being double suicides. We present a triple suicide pact involving three young sisters. Atypical features of this case include the number of participants, their young ages, and their good health conditions. Similarities to previously reported cases include participants having family disturbances, histories of depression and borderline personality.