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A Map of Relational Reading: “The Werther Effect”

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  The term “Werther Effect” has come to symbolise a type of mass psychosis, initially ascribed to the rash of suicides after the publication of Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther in 1774. For Dr. Andrew Piper (McGill) and Dr.