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Suicide & Suicidal Behavior

What age group has the highest suicide rate?

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  • Although people may think of suicide primarily as a problem in young people, this misperception is untrue around the globe. Mental disorders and suicide risk occur throughout the life span, in childhood and adolescence, and among college students and other young adults, adults, and elderly persons. Although some regional variations exist, suicide rates worldwide increase with age, and the elderly have the highest suicide rates.
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