Suicide-Related Hospitalizations Of Young People Increasing, Study Suggests

The Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer (5/30, Korte) reports a study on suicide-related hospitalizations of teenagers and children found the number of patients between the ages of five and 17 admitted “for such thoughts or actions more than doubled from 2008 to 2015.” In arriving at the study’s findings, researchers examined “data from 32 hospitals contained in the Pediatric Health Information System.” The findings were presented recently at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

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— “Youth suicide rates are rising. School and the Internet may be to blame.,”Lara Korte, , , May 30, 2017.

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