Kurt's suicide cites

1. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 20

2. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 21

3. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 25

4. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page26

5. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 51

6. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 52

7. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 56

8. "Risk factors and life processes associated with the onset of suicidal behaviour during adolescence and early adulthood", Fergusson DM, Woodward LJ, Horwood LJ, Psychol Med 2000 Jan;30(1):23-39

9. "Precipitating factors and life events in serious suicide attempts among youths aged 13 through 24 years.",Beautrais AL, Joyce PR, Mulder RT , Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 1997 Nov;36(11):1543-51

10. Addiction and Suicide. Vol. 14, The World & I, 12-01-1999

11. Portland Suicides Reflect National Heroin Problem, PR Newswire, 07-02-1998

12.Addiction 2001 Feb;96(2):227-40, Rossow I, Lauritzen G, "Shattered childhood: a key issue in suicidal behavior among drug addicts?"

13. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 276

14."Suicide in young people. Study of 174 cases, aged under 25 years, based on coroners' and medical records." , Br J Psychiatry, Sept 1999, Vol. 175, pages:271-276

15. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001Page 284

16. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 318

17. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 76

18. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 33

19. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 Page 59

20. Heavier Than Heaven, Charles Cross, Hyperion 2001 page 331

22. Perspectives in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Suicide and Suicide Attempts by the Nonmedical Use of Drugs, September 20, 1985 / 34(37);570-1, CDC MMWR

21. Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Cluster of Suicides and Suicide Attempts -- New Jersey/CDC, MMWR, April 15, 1988 / 37(14);213-216

Other source material

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Note

People have asked why I reference "Heavier that Heaven" So much on this page. I used the cross book mainly as a replacement of cites I used in the past. The main reason was Crosses book is more readily available to most people, than my past cites.

Things like his past heroin use were found in several newspapers. A separate cite can still be found on thus site under the "More things to consider about Kurt's death" category within the sub category "Finding Kurt's body". The link to it is the Rome link. What may have been Kurt's one of last official treating doctors said he knew a junkie when he saw one.

This is another cite I had use previously to cite drug four overdoses the year Kurt was hospitalized Rome from a Rohypnol overdose. This will be in addition to the cite given by cross's book. I am posting this due to complaints from the theory camp. It comes from, COBAIN MURDER OR SUICIDE?, The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia), A BEVERLY HILLS PRIVATE DETECTIVE HIRED BY CO; 03-02-1996

On Kurt's views on an impending divorce can be found in USA Today. Kurt said I'd rather die than go through a divorce.'

(HOW LOVE COPES AFTER COBAIN; KITTY BEAN YANCEY USA Today 11-28-1994)

The disastrous results of Kurt's parents 1975 divorce can be found in an issue of Time magazine. Kurt's mom Wendy said ''It just destroyed his life,'' said Wendy. ''He changed completely.''

Bev Cobain, a registered nurse specializing in mental health. Alcoholism and dysfunctional marriages plagued the clan, she says, adding with a weak smile, ''I don't think there was much functional stuff going on in the whole family. Kurt's Grandmother said that Bev Cobain ''was the only person who gave him unconditional love.''.

(UP FRONT: NO WAY OUT The tragic specter of drugs lurks over the suicide of Kurt Cobain, rock's poet of pain, and the arrest of his wife, Courtney Love | Fans wept for the rocker who hated to be called; STEVE DOUGHERTY JOHNNY DODD and BILL DONAHUE in Washington and CRAIG TOMASHOFF in Los Angeles People 04-25-1994)

I could go on and recite every point within these pages. But for many this would be an exercise in futility.


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