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suicide is one of the leading cause of death

How Prevalent Is Suicide? Suicide is a potentially preventable public health problem. In 2009, the last year for which statistics are available, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. That year, there were nearly 37,000 suicides, and 1 million people attempted suicide, according to the Centers …

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Stress

Can You Overcome Depression?By: Sandy Baker There are many things that happen within the body when depression occurs. It is not only a feeling, but a disease that is often caused by an imbalance of chemicals within the brain. Is it avoidable? Is there a way to cure depression? It …

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college students experience depression

Among College Students, Depression and Use of Psychiatric Medicines Have Increased in the Past 12 Years, Study Finds  Some mental health problems, including moderate and severe depression, are more common among college students today than in the past, according to a study that looked back 12 years. But other problems, …

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