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Facts about Suicide

Men are four times more likely than women to die by suicide, but women try to commit suicide twice as often as men (they’re just unsuccessful). Such attempts often...
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Teenage Depression

Teenagers experience depression in a manner very similar to adults, but they may experience their emotions more intensely and with greater volatility. Feeling down about a relationship issue or...
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Myths About Suicide

In May 2007 a young woman in Oklahoma died of a gunshot wound to the head. Whether it was self-inflicted or not was not apparent. Her family hoped to...
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Teen Depression Symptoms

The following are some of the most common symptoms of teenage depression. These symptoms don’t directly correspond to symptoms of major depression, but they’re similar. A teenager who meets...
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Betrayal & Hearing Voices

Note: This story is based on what actually happened in one instance of psychotherapy. Names and details have been changed to protect identities. It was 25 years ago. I...
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