Letter to the Editor

Earlier Onset of Depression and Suicide Rates

Authors: Leo Sher, MD


To the Editor: Suicide rates have been increasing in the United States for nearly 2 decades. In 2017, 14 of every 100,000 people in the United States died by suicide, according to a Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention report, a 33% increase since 1999.1 Suicide rates have increased for both males and females.
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