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Spring is the peak season for suicides

April is the cruelest month: Staying in the morbid vein for a while, statistics have shown that spring is the peak season for suicides. Apparently the popular notion about the Xmas-New Year period being peak suicide season is just an urban legend. (via Plastic)

There are 2 comments on "Spring is the peak season for suicides":

Posted by: Round Pitr Id Protocol http:// Tue May 21 10:04:32 2002

A very good friend of mine who works as a psychiatric nurse told me that Xmas was the worst season to withstand for depressive PPL.

I mean that Xmas is the peak failed suicide season is Xmas, Xmas also being the worst season for civil health services.

Posted by: glory Tue Oct 26 05:59:42 2004

maybe cuz of the monsoon?

http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0411/feature5/index.html

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