Declining Young Adult Suicide Rates in the 1990s [...]

Suicide rates among young adults declined markedly in the late 1990s. While there are many explanations as to why this pattern emerged, much evidence points to the introduction of newer antidepressants and an increased awareness among medical practitioners of the issue. Others suggested that the fall might have been due to an improving economy.

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In the mid-aughts, suicide rates began to rise again.

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