Suicidal Traits in Marilyn Monroe’s Fragments: LIWC Analysis

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Researchers use LIWC to conduct a linguistic analysis of texts written by Marilyn Monroe. The study identifies changes in her language patterns over time. Findings reveal a gradual decrease in negative emotion words and an increase in the proportion of personal pronouns used, patterns associated with low levels of social integration and suicide.

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Fernandez-Cabana, M., García-Caballero, A., Alves-Pérez, M. T., García-García, M. J., & Mateos, R. (2013). Suicidal traits in Marilyn Monroe’s fragments. Crisis.