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Why do teenage suicides happen in clusters?

suicide post SMALLGlenn Saxe, MD, FRCP, director of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience and director of the Children’s Hospital Youth Centered Suicide Prevention Program, responds to recent studies coming out of Columbia University that investigate reasons why suicide can be attractive to teenagers and young adults, and why suicide “clusters” (3 or more suicides in a row) are more common in young people.

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