An Unusual Case of Self‐inflicted Death in Childhood

Spencer Eth, Robert S. Pynoos, Gabrielle A. Carlson

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The authors report the details of the case of a ten year old boy whose self-inflicted death by gunshot featured the involvement of a nine year old companion. The authors examine the material from the viewpoints of a possible case of suicide, of a certain case of violent death, and of a case with repercussions on the other child and the community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-165
Number of pages9
JournalSuicide and Life‐Threatening Behavior
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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