Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of intentionally ending one's own life; it is sometimes a noun for one who has committed, or attempted the act.

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Recognizing Suicidal Behavior
...  Suicide is not a mental illness in itself, but a serious potential consequence of many mental disorders, particularly major depression. Who is most likely to commit suicide? Suicide rates are hi...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Depression and Suicide in Children
... Depression and suicidal behavior in children and adolescents has been a controversial topic for decades. In fact, the medical community did not recognize the disorder in youth until the 1970s. Recentl...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

Suicide Articles

  • "Care Managers" Help Depressed Elderly Reduce Suicidal Thoughts
    ... An intervention that includes staffing doctors’ offices with depression care managers helps depressed elderly patients reduce suicidal thoughts, a study funded by NIH’s National Institute of Mental He...
  • Depression
    ... This patient summary on depression is adapted from a summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about cancer treatment, screening, prevention, supp...
  • In Harms Way: Suicide in America
    ... Suicide is a tragic and potentially preventable public health problem. In 2000, suicide was the 11th leading cause of death in the U.S.1 Specifically, 10.6 out of every 100,000 persons died by suicide...
  • Older Adults: Depression and Suicide Facts
    ... Depression, one of the most common conditions associated with suicide in older adults,1 is a widely underrecognized and undertreated medical illness. In fact, several studies have found that many olde...

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