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Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say a suicidal man jumping to his death killed a 5-year-old girl by falling on her as she walked with her parents outside the apartment building. A police official said the 39-year-old man died...
Tags: Broken Bones, Suicide, South Korea
Suicide-prevention hotlines If you think you might hurt yourself, there are several places you can call for help. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) Vet2Vet Veterans Crisis Hotline: 877-VET-2-VET (877-838-2838) The...
Tags: Suicide, Behavioral Conditions
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
Suicide rates among Americans 35 to 64 years old rose 28% from 1999 to 2010, from 13.7 per 100,000 people to 17.6 per 100,000 people, the CDC reported Thursday. The greatest increases occurred in people 50 to 54 years old (up 48%) and among people 55...
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - Authorities in northwestern North Dakota's McKenzie County say a man tried to kill himself with fire. Officers who responded to a call of a suicidal man in a pickup truck outside a Watford City bar on Sunday say the man poured...
Ruth Ozeki's third novel, "A Tale for the Time Being," begins with writerly disappointment. Well, it also begins with a teenage girl in a fetish café texting her great-grandmother, a feminist-anarchist Buddhist nun who purports to be 104 years old....
Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a...
Sheela Raja remembers treating a victim of teen dating violence who at first felt too ashamed to talk about the experience. Instead, the victim buried the trauma in alcohol until she finally opened up during therapy. Raja, a licensed clinical...
It's a nation-wide problem affecting local families. A shortage of psychiatrists means adults, teens and kids who desperately need help aren't getting it. The reason for the shortage? Med students are choosing other specialties. Our Fact Finder team...
Tags: Depression, Skype, Social Sciences, Suicide, Psychiatrists
A 20-year-old Westminster man intent on committing "suicide by cop" crashed his parents' sport utility vehicle Tuesday night, killing an elderly Reisterstown woman, Baltimore County police said. Police said Nicholas Mottley led officers on a chase...
Adam Lankford thinks there's an oft-repeated misconception about suicide attackers that isn't merely wrong. It's potentially deadly. Lankford is the Baltimore-born terrorism expert who has just published a book titled "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really...
French sociologist Emile Durkheim wrote, "No fact is more readily transmissible by contagion than suicide." According to writer Giles Fraser, the media play a part in this transmission. In an article in the British newspaper The Guardian, Fraser argues...
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