Questions tagged [suicide]

Suicide is the tragic act whereby an individual takes his own life. (If you are thinking about committing suicide, you are not alone. Get help: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines )

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Are discussions about suicide themselves suicide triggers?

Several online forums I've frequented have had discussions removed when suicide methods are mentioned. The reasoning have been that discussion about suicide themselves are suicide triggers. While it ...
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Do spies use cyanide or other suicide agents as a last resort?

Spy movies and novels have popularized the idea that CIA agents, or other spies, will carry cyanide pills, or other "quick and painless" suicide devices with them on covert missions, to use as a last ...
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Are GMO crops to blame for farmer suicides in India?

Anyone who follows the genetically modified organism (GMO) debate has probably heard the claim that GMO crops, and specifically the inability to save seed and other associated production costs, have ...
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Have 41% of transgender people attempted suicide?

In Daniella Carter's TED talk "Walking in your truth as an LGBT youth", she mentioned: I need it, they need it, we need the love, we need the liberation, we need the support, not only for the 2.5 ...