Homicide-Suicide and chronic pain

D. A. Fishbain, M. Goldberg, R. S. Rosomoff, H. L. Rosomoff

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Homicide-Suicide (H-S) is a form of dual death where the murder is closely followed by the suicide of the perpetrator. H-S is extremely rare and has not previously been described within the chronic pain patient population. Such a case is presented. Psychiatric examination data from the victims of H-S revealed a number of complex, psyciatric, social, vocational, and litigation problems. Demographically the case displays some characteristics associated with suicide pacts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-277
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Journal of Pain
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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