Goths, emos and moshers are up to six times more likely to commit suicide due to 'victimisation, stigma and hate crime'

Goths, emos and moshers are up to six times more likely to commit suicide, new research suggests.
Members of 'alternative subcultures', such as punk rock fans, are also up to three times more likely to self harm, a study found.
Study author Dr Peter Taylor, from The University of Manchester, said: 'Victimisation, stigma and hate crime may explain the greater risk these individuals face.' 
The researchers add subcultures themselves unlikely promote suicide, with previous findings suggesting members feel a sense of community, as well as such ideas being widely broadcast in programmes like the... read more

 
5 April 2018 in Health, Views: 44
Source: Daily Mail
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