February 1, 2003
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates have fallen among youngwhite children in the U.S
were about half as likely to attempt suicide or to feel suicidal, a new study shows.
In the U. S. it causes 20,000 deaths a year, 10 times as many as those due to poliomyelitis. Its psychological and social factors are studied in the hope it can be prevented
March 5 (Reuters) - Young Americans are increasingly usingsuffocation and hanging to commit suicide, according togovernment data released on Thursday.
Young Americans are increasingly usingsuffocation and hanging to commit suicide, according togovernment data released on Thursday.
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - The children of people who attempted suicide, regardless
The recent tragedy of Robin Williams's suicide—and the ensuing media storm—raised
for suicide. Though suicide is the most preventable kind of death with an average of 3,000 people dying
Biochemistry offers some new clues
The recent suicide of Sylvia Plath's son, Nicholas Hughes, makes us question whether suicidal
Wanting to die is not enough to trigger suicide. To end their own lives, humans need the guts and the means to carry out their plans
-assisted suicide, possibly paving the way foralready-introduced legislation that would make the practicelegal for terminally ill patients in the state.
are more likely to attempt suicide,according to new findings.