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ERIC Number: EJ202866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Suicide in Pregnancy: The Hedda Gabler Syndrome.
Goodwin, Jean; Harris, Derryl
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v9 n2 p105-15 Sum 1979
A review of 47 suicides in women of child-bearing age revealed that two women were pregnant, two were within the first year post-partum and two falsely believed themselves pregnant. Previous studies asserting that pregnancy protects against suicide would seem to be challenged by these data; pregnancy-related suicides are similar to each other. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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