Intended for healthcare professionals

Letters Stages of a man's life

… and further expanded

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 18 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:683
  1. John H Lange, environmental and occupational con (johnhlange{at}
  1. Envirosafe Training and Consultants, P.O. Box 114022, Pittsburgh, PA 15239, USA

    EDITOR—An expansion to Charatan's and Wakefield's stages of life1:

    He believes in Santa Claus

    He doesn't believe in Santa Claus

    He IS Santa Claus

    He looks like Santa Claus

    He acts like Santa Claus.


    • Competing interests JHL is heading to the middle stage.


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