Student suicide rates overtake non-students

Student suicide rates overtake non-students
 

The suicide rate among UK students is higher than among the general population of their age group, say researchers.
A study from the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention says it means for the first time students have a higher suicide rate than non-students.
The Hong Kong-based researchers say that female students were particularly likely to have a higher suicide rate.
Researcher Edward Pinkney says it shows a "real problem in higher education".
The study, to be presented next month at the International Suicide Prevention Conference in New Zealand, has analysed how rates of... read more

 
12 April 2018 in Health, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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