Suicide Study NPR's Brenda Wilson reports the latest in the ongoing debate over the idea that suicidal behavior may be "contagious." Several studies have suggested that exposure to suicide behavior can increase the risk in others. New research published today in the American Journal of Epidemiology on Monday suggests the opposite may also be true. In some cases exposure to suicide may be preventive.
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Suicide Study

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Suicide Study

Suicide Study

Suicide Study

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Brenda Wilson reports the latest in the ongoing debate over the idea that suicidal behavior may be "contagious." Several studies have suggested that exposure to suicide behavior can increase the risk in others. New research published today in the American Journal of Epidemiology on Monday suggests the opposite may also be true. In some cases exposure to suicide may be preventive.