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The suicidal desire of Tolstoy


Pridmore, S and Pridmore, W, The suicidal desire of Tolstoy, Australasian Psychiatry, 19, (3) pp. 211-214. ISSN 1039-8562 (2011) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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DOI: doi:10.3109/10398562.2011.579126


Aim: To explore whether a healthy, successful individual may experience suicidal desires. Method: Examination of " A Confession " by Leo Tolstoy. Results: Confi rmation that a physically and mentally healthy, well resourced individual may experience suicidal desires. Conclusion: To reduce suicide rates, a broader

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Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Mental health services
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public health (excl. specific population health)
Objective Field:Mental health
UTAS Author:Pridmore, S (Professor Saxby Pridmore)
UTAS Author:Pridmore, W (Dr William Pridmore)
ID Code:73435
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:4
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2011-10-06
Last Modified:2012-07-24
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