The interpretation of suicide in the work of Enrico Morselli

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Paola Badino

Keywords

Enrico Morselli, moral statistics, suicide, history of psychiatry, italian positivism

Abstract

This short article is dedicated to Enrico Morselli, a leading figure in the panorama of Italian psychiatry between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, the focus is on a study published by Morelli in 1879, entitled “Suicide: An Essay on Comparative Moral Statistics”.

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