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The Sickness Unto Death: A Christian Psychological by Søren Kierkegaard

By Søren Kierkegaard

A better half piece to The notion of Anxiety, this paintings keeps Søren Kierkegaard's radical and complete research of human nature in a spectrum of probabilities of lifestyles. current here's a outstanding mixture of the perception of the poet and the contemplation of the philosopher.

In The affliction unto Death, Kierkegaard strikes past nervousness at the mental-emotional point to the non secular point, where--in touch with the eternal--anxiety turns into depression. either anxiousness and depression replicate the misrelation that arises within the self while the weather of the synthesis--the countless and the finite--do now not come into right relation to one another. depression is a deeper expression for anxiousness and is a mark of the everlasting, that's meant to penetrate temporal existence.

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N Engl J Med 298:289-294, 1978. 9. Elwood PC, Cochrane AL, Burr ML, Sweetnam PM, Williams G, Welsby E, Hughes SJ, Renton R: A randomized controlled trial of acetyl salicylic acid in the secondary prevention of mortality from myocardial infarction. Br Med J 1 :436-440, 1974. 10. The Coronary Drug Project Research Group: The coronary drug project. Design, methods and baseline results (AHA Monograph no 38). Circulation 47 (suppll), 1973. 11. Kuller LH, Perper JA, Cooper MC: Sudden and unexpected death due to arteriosclerotic heart diseases.

In both the Baltimore and Pittsburgh studies of sudden death among women there was about a two fold excess risk associated with cigarette smoking (Table 12). 5 fold. 5. Consumers oflarge quantities of alcohol die suddenly from a variety of diseases including a poorly defined syndrome called alcohol fatty liver sudden death. Therefore unless detailed and careful post-mortem examinations are done the alcohol history may be spurious and due to a misclassification of the cause of death. 23 SD IN WOMEN Table 12.

Table 15. March I, 1977 - October 31, 1978. Sudden death in women aged 25-64 in Allegheny County, N = 89. (Eleven additional cases to be completed [ASHDJ). Sudden death causes ASHD Non-psychiatric Psychiatric Non-ASHD Non-psychiatric Psychiatric Total Autopsied Not autopsied Total 38 8 19 5 57 13 15 3 64 I 0 16 3 89 25 Eight of the thirteen ASHD sudden death cases with a psychiatric history were autopsied (60 %). The principal difference between autopsied ASHD psychiatric cases and nonautopsied ASHD psychiatric cases is age at demise.

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