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2014-06-12 11:13:10

The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010.

2013-09-18 13:02:42

In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses.

2012-08-15 12:01:50

A paper published on bmj.com today suggests that over 1000 people have committed suicide due to the 2008-2010 economic recession in the UK (846 men and 155 women).

Utah Leads U.S. In Suicidal Thoughts
2011-10-21 05:16:49

According to a new study, more people in the state of Utah think about killing themselves than anywhere else in the U.S.

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2010-05-20 11:05:13

The US Air Force Suicide Prevention Program (AFSPP) has reduced suicide rates significantly since it was launched in 1996, according to a new study that examined almost three decades of data.

2009-10-01 07:50:16

Results of a new study from Queen Mary, University of London, warn against glamorizing celebrity suicides in the media.

2009-09-17 16:45:53

More than 8 million U.S. adults, or 3.7 percent of the U.S. adult population, had serious thoughts of committing suicide in the past year, researchers say. The study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S.

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2009-04-17 15:28:44

Suicide rates are more common during the Spring, especially amidst tough economic times, according to a new report issued on Friday.

2009-03-02 14:27:47

Men age 24 or less who left the British armed forces have higher suicide risk than men in the general population or in active service, researchers said.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".