Durkheim's one cause of suicide.

@article{Johnson1965DurkheimsOC,
  title={Durkheim's one cause of suicide.},
  author={B. D. Johnson},
  journal={American sociological review},
  year={1965},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          875-86
        }
}
  • B. D. Johnson
  • Published 1 December 1965
  • Psychology
  • American sociological review
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