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Listen, listen, listen: Understanding the causes of suicide among adolescents
 

Listen, listen, listen: Understanding the causes of suicide among adolescents

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Adolescence is a confusing period for many. And for some, coming-of-age issues are very real. Unfortunately, for some, it ends badly with suicide. Now, some studies are providing deeper understanding – some unexpected – into such a decision made by teenagers.
 
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19 Dec 2017 - General
 
Adolescence is the stage in a person's life where one tries to figure out who he/she really is and yearns for acceptance. This is the period when individuals forge friendships that last for a lifetime. Being unaccepted or struggling to fit in so to speak in both the real and virtual world is a significant stressor for adolescents and may lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. Parents must be patient in communicating with teenagers even though it is very difficult to do in order to guide a...
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