Suicide like any other public health problem: study
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 () Suicide poses a mystery to science. How do people manage to get up the nerve to shoot themselves, hang themselves or take a lethal dose of a drug, when doing so violates the strongest instinct that’s been bred into us over millions of years of evolution? This is not morbid curiosity. The answer could be key to addressing a persistent public health problem: Suicide kills about 800,000 people every year, according to the World Health Organization. In the US, the rate has been climbing over the last two decades. In his textbook on evolutionary psychology, David...
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