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Historical review 

Historical review
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Historical review
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Robert D. Goldney

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199677580.003.0001
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date: 22 August 2019

Suicide has been documented since antiquity. Contemporaneously relevant research has been conducted for over 200 years. Many of the accepted social and mental disorder antecedents of suicide were well documented by the late 19th century.

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