Year: 2007 Source: Death Studies, v.31, no.7, (August 2007), p.671-678 SIEC No: 20070680

A linguistic analysis of a series of letters written by a young man who died by suicide to 1 friend over a period of 2 years prior to his death revealed several trends, including a decrease in negative emotion words and an increase in death words. The implication of these trends was discussed.