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How many teens commit suicide each year because of bullying

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Just one is too many: We don't have an exact number. In the US suicide is the third leading cause of death amongst teenagers and adolescents. A British study reported 44% o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too many: In 2007, suicide was the third leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. The rate was 6.9 per 100, 000 (2007). The rate for children ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why do you ask?: Unusual question. Please talk to someone about this as this is not the forum to answer that.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Likely a much higher number than anyone knows. Many teens/kids don't leave details when they commit suicide, so many people don't know the why? Were t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Hayes-gary
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depression: I can't particularly give you top ten although some research would probably turn this up, but after over 20 years of working with teens in therapy, i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Coroner: Usually the coroner will remove the body, remove all evidence and clean up.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Exactly: There is no official answer to this. Let me share with you the same question. There is a lot of people researching this phenomenon. Thank you for aski ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
USUALLY: A few years ago british doctors concluded that antidepressants caused thoughts of suicide. Doctors in the U.S. Were frightened and very few anti- depr ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It happens: As a pathologist, the emotional autopsy following a homicide or suicide is part of our work. Bullying is deplorable and the fact that we ignored it fo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Too many: The usa needs a modern view of psychiatric wellness as well as symptoms. Let's skip the drama.

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