Time, trauma, and the brain: How suicide came to have no significant precipitating event

  title={Time, trauma, and the brain: How suicide came to have no significant precipitating event},
  author={Stephanie Lloyd and Alexandre Lariv{\'e}e},
  journal={Science in Context},
  pages={299 - 327}
Argument In this article, we trace shifting narratives of trauma within psychiatric, neuroscience, and environmental epigenetics research. We argue that two contemporary narratives of trauma – each of which concerns questions of time and psychopathology, of the past invading the present – had to be stabilized in order for environmental epigenetics models of suicide risk to be posited. Through an examination of these narratives, we consider how early trauma came to be understood as playing an… 
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