Re: Is Suicide Contagious? A Case Study in Applied Memetics

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    Paul Marsden wrote,
    "To many, this may seem either obvious or trivial - but it has significant
    implications for health policy, and for the understanding of suicide itself."

    To me it seemed if not obvious, at least compelling, and worthy of the
    attention of health professionals. The difficulty of experimentation in this
    area should not, IMHO, dissuade further research, and I congratulate you on
    your contribution to this effort.

    Best regards,

    --J. R.

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