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Suicide and language.

@article{SommerRotenberg1998SuicideAL,
  title={Suicide and language.},
  author={D. Sommer-Rotenberg},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1998},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={
          239-40
        }
}
  • D. Sommer-Rotenberg
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Commit suicide.” Two words traditionally, even facilely, used to describe the act of self-killing. They speak to the common perception of suicide which, if corrected, might help to reduce its incidence. I had never questioned the use of this phrase until my son took his life. He was an accomplished physician in his mid-30s who suffered from bipolar disorder. The hollow distance between the fullness of the years he lived and the rich potential of those that were lost was immense. To keep alive… Expand
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