Last words: how suicide notes are studied in the social sciences. (Literature review)

Dolgov A.Yu.


The review considers the results of empirical research on suicide notes and presents various approaches to their analysis. The value of suicide notes as a data source and methodological limitations of their use in research are discussed.


suicide; death; suicide notes; text analysis; socio-demographic characteristics of suicides.

DOI: 10.31249/rsoc/2021.03.03

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