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Four Eras of Study of College Student Suicide in the United States: 1920-2004


The author examined 18 reports describing 13 studies of suicide among students at colleges and universities in the Untied States from 1920-2004. The suicide rate for students has declined across four eras (1920-1960, 19560-1980, 1980-1990, 1990-2000), from 13.4 to 8.0 to 7.5 to 6.5. The decreasing proportion of men in the student populations studied largely accounts for this decline. Since 1960,... read more >