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The Language of Suicide

Beaton, S.J. and Forster, Peter and Maple, M. (2012) The Language of Suicide. The Psychologist, 25 (10). p. 731.

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Abstract

Academics, journalists and others are still using the word ‘commit’ in connection with suicide; yet suicide is not a sin and is no longer a crime.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: suicide prevention
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Peter Forster
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2012 12:44
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 11:58
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1990

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