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    Suicide Risk Factors

    Posted on December 22, 2011 by Cynthia Gossman in Suicide.

    American Foundation of Suicide Prevention: About Suicide More than 32,000 people in the United States die by suicide every year. It is this country’s 11th leading cause of death, and is often characterized as a response to a single event or set of circumstances. However, unlike these popular conceptions, suicide is a much more involved […]

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    Depression and Suicide

    Posted on December 22, 2011 by Cynthia Gossman in Suicide.

    An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression. Clinical depression is not a temporary case of the “blues.” People with depression may experience recurrent episodes of depression that can last anywhere from a few hours to a few months. Depression is present if at least five or more of the following symptoms are present during […]

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