Finding meaning from loss

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7038.1103c (Published 27 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1103
  1. Sheila Clark
  1. Lecturer Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia 5005

    EDITOR,—I was very moved by the views expressed by Thomas Roques about his brother's suicide.1 Firstly, he states that his brother died “because the illness from which he suffered overpowered every last reserve of his strength.” To struggle, in the face of stigma, to come to an acceptable understanding of why a loved one took his or …

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