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Art and Images in Psychiatry
October 2007


Author Affiliations

James C.HarrisMD

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007;64(10):1114. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.64.10.1114

When down her weedy trophies and herself/Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide, And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up;/Which time she chanted snatches of old lauds [hymns]As one incapable of her own distress—Ophelia's death (Gertrude, queen)1(p186)

Her death was doubtful,/And but that great command o’ersways [overturned] the order