Latest Epidemiology of suicide Stories
For the first time, researchers discovered a link between specific psychiatric disorders and increased risk of suicide.
A new study by Temple University Sociology Professor Matt Wray, published online this month in Social Science and Medicine, explores time and place as factors in suicide by closely analyzing the patterns of suicide in a single geographic areaâ€”Las Vegasâ€”over a 30 year period.
Researchers reported Tuesday that suicide rates appear to be increasing, with middle-aged white women becoming a rising factor.
A history of psychiatric disorders or substance abuse is a strong predictor of post-partum suicide attempts, U.S. researchers said. Lead investigator Katherine A.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Shorter men may be more likely than their taller peers to commit suicide -- suggesting, researchers say, that various factors related to growth and development also affect suicide risk later in life.
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