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.” publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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