Epidemiology of suicide pacts in England and Wales, 1988-92.

@article{Brown1997EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of suicide pacts in England and Wales, 1988-92.},
  author={M. Vertner Brown and Bruce Barraclough},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1997},
  volume={315 7103},
  pages={286-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of suicide pacts in England and Wales DESIGN Analysis of the death certificates and coroners' records of all people who died in pacts between 1 January 1988 and 31 December 1992. SUBJECTS 124 people who committed suicide in 62 pacts. RESULTS Suicide in a pact accounted for 0.6% of all suicides (124/19721), a rate of 0.6 per million people aged 15 and over. Forty eight pacts were between married couples and five were between family members. The mean… CONTINUE READING