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Despite prevention strategies, suicide rates among young men remain high - News-Medical.net

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Despite prevention strategies, suicide rates among young men remain high
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Suicide among young men is a major public health concern in many countries, despite great efforts to find effective prevention strategies.
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The Suicide Rate Doesn’t Peak During the Holidays. Why Does It Peak in Spring?

The Suicide Rate Doesn’t Peak During the Holidays. Why Does It Peak in Spring? | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
The suicide rate does not peak during the holidays, and the media should stop saying it does, according to a report released Tuesday by the Annenberg Public Policy Center. In fact, the suicide rate is highest in spring and summer.
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CNN Asks Why Male Trial Lawyers Around America Are Killing Themselves

CNN Asks Why Male Trial Lawyers Around America Are Killing Themselves | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
There is an epidemic of depression and suicide among America's lawyers.
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A misunderstood statistic: 22 military veteran suicides a day

A misunderstood statistic: 22 military veteran suicides a day | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
In most discussions of suicide and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — including the online buzz that followed publication of a Times analysis on how young California veterans die — one statistic gets repeated most: 22 veterans kill themselves...

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Bill Bentley's curator insight, December 22, 2013 8:33 AM

Excellent example of misleading and irresponsibly reported statistics, this one on a sad topic.  Failing to understand data like this can lead to bad policy decisions.