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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.Read more at CNN News
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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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