Review of Reviews,  3 (1891), 469.

Suicide the Index of Civilisation. Sixty Thousand Suicides a Year in Europe




Publications abstracted:

North American Review


Degeneration, Heredity

    Attributes the cause of suicides 'in the first place, chiefly to heredity. Suicide with some people is a family peculiarity'. Also notes that 'In all the countries of the civilised world men are becoming more and more weary of the burden of life'.

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