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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Suicide,
  • Suicide victims -- Psychology,
  • Suicide victims -- Family relationships,
  • Children of suicide victims

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas Joiner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6545 .J65 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3427229M
ISBN 100674019016
LC Control Number2005051347

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