Suicide pact by hanging: A case report

Prateek Rastogi, K. R. Nagesh

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A suicide pact is an agreement between two people to end their lives. The presence of an over-dependent relationship and a threat to the maintenance of closeness are strongly associated with the attempt. We present a case of a suicide pact where a 19-year-old female and a 20-year-old male who were lovers committed suicide by hanging because of opposition to their marriage from the family members.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)266-268
Number of pages3
JournalMedicine, Science and the Law
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Law
  • Health Policy
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)


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