The choking game

2008-04-19 00:00

Although largely seen as a teenage prank, the often-lethal choking game is in fact a far more widespread and sophisticated activity.

“This is a sophisticated pathological activity, which is packaged in a way that it stays under the radar,” said a Hilton psychologist, who asked not to be named for professional reasons. “There simply are no markers for it, so it is difficult for anyone to pick up the problem.”

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