Chronic Illness in Young People Linked to Higher Attempted Suicide Rates, Study Shows

Chronic Illness in Young People Linked to Higher Attempted Suicide Rates, Study Shows
Young people between 15 and 30 years of age who live with a chronic illness, such as an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), were found to be three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study conducted at the University of Waterloo. Titled “Suicidal Behaviour among Adolescents and Young

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2 comments

  1. Mukta Gurbani says:

    I believe, there must be counselling sessions to help the patients and their families understand the problem and how to deal with it. It requires immense patience to deal with this problem.

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