Shibari: double hanging during consensual sexual asphyxia.

@article{Roma2013ShibariDH,
  title={Shibari: double hanging during consensual sexual asphyxia.},
  author={Paolo Roma and Floriana Pazzelli and Maurizio Pompili and Paolo Girardi and Stefano Ferracuti},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={895-900}
}
We describe a case of shibari, a double hanging sexual asphyxia practice, which ended fatally for one of the two women involved. We present the autopsy findings and a psychiatric and psychometric evaluation of the surviving participant. The survivor had a borderline personality disorder, had suffered sexual abuse as a child, and had a history of illicit substance consumption, self-harm behavior, and sexual dysregulation. This case study raises doubts regarding the safety measures adopted by… CONTINUE READING