Year: 1975 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.5, no.1, (1975), p.47-55 SIEC No: 19840317

In this article the author reproduces a classic paper from Robert Burton’s “The Anatomy of Melancholy”, published in 1628 at least 13 years before the word “suicide” was first used in the English language. Discusses the many euphemisms for the word “suicide”.