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CNN News May 17, 2019

Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14 | CNN

Suicide rates for young girls are rising at a pace faster than that of boys, changing the established patterns that boys are more likely to die by suicide and that girls are more likely to consider it and attempt it, according to a new study.

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JAMA Netw Open MAY 3, 2019

Trends in Suicide Among Youth Aged 10 to 19 Years in the United States, 1975 to 2016

DA Ruch et al

A significant reduction in the historically large gap in youth suicide rates between male and female individuals underscores the importance of interventions that consider …

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