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Terry

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Christmas is generally a bad time..lots of calls to the Samaritans..dunno about the male female ratio tho
 

jane doe

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i read that the highest rate of suicide is teenagers between 17 and 25. And i read that if men think about it will surely do it, and women is not suer. Blackfire Take care...talk to you tomorrow.
 
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AFAIK, statistics say that women are more likely to attempt a suicide, but men are more likely to really kill themselves because they choose more violent methods.

And I read that something like "Christmas suicides" is actually a myth, and that most of suicides are commited in spring and summer...
 

smackh2o

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Just thinking, the weather phenomenom known as SAD where people don't get enough direct sunlight which can make us depressed. Maybe that is a trigger for lots of suicidals over the winter months.
 

blackfire

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The weather is the common problem with depression when you live up north and the winer days are short. There is more darkness and less to do with people.
 
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