Year: 2004 Source: Archives of Suicide Research, v.8, no.3, (2004), p.292-294 SIEC No: 20041297

In 1903, Otto Weininger published a book “Sex and Character,” that may have led to an epidemic of suicide in young, educated Jewish women. The purpose of this essay is to alert researchers that a better example of a book leading to an epidemic of suicide may exist. (3 refs)