What causes more deaths than all wars and homocides?

The sobering answer is suicide. This report from the World Health Organization argues that this human toll is largely avoidable. Whether this is true or not, there are certainly some eye-opening facts here about this taboo subject.

> From the World Health Organization

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog and HealthiestBlog.com. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 8 September 2004

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