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Why do some college educated, extremely intelligent students commit suicide?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not related

Depression & suicide have nothing to do with education & intelligence.
Many uneducated people commit suicide. Many highly educated people commit suicide. It is usually problems in one's personal and/or occupational life that causes stress & people often have difficulties coping, resolving, or mitigating this stress leading to depression. Suicide is just the most extreme adverse reaction to it.

In brief: Not related

Depression & suicide have nothing to do with education & intelligence.
Many uneducated people commit suicide. Many highly educated people commit suicide. It is usually problems in one's personal and/or occupational life that causes stress & people often have difficulties coping, resolving, or mitigating this stress leading to depression. Suicide is just the most extreme adverse reaction to it.
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