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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 203-204

Suicide due to sulfuric acid ingestion in a case of major depressive disorder


Department of Psychiatry, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Prof. K Nagaraja Rao
Department of Psychiatry, JJM Medical College, Davangere - 577 004, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.158195

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A case of Sulphuric acid ingestion with an intention to commit suicide in a patient of Major Depressive Disorder which resulted in death is reported. Aspects of this mode of suicide and legal issues concerning suicide in mentally ill patient have been discussed.



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