Suicide - Axia College Material Appendix E Suicide Respond...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Suicide Respond to the following based on the information in the “Suicide Rates by Age Group” article: 1. What has been the trend in suicide rates over the past few years? a. The trend over the past few years have been declining compared to years in the past. 2. What part of the U.S. has the highest suicide rate? a. The west has been the highest. 3. List three risk factors for suicide. a. Diagnosis of a major depression, access to guns or weapons and suicide attempts in the past. 4. Many researchers worry that suicide rates for adolescents and older adults continue to increase. What does the research data show about these age groups? a. Overall the suicide rates for adolescents and older adults have also started 5. In the U.S., what demographic has the highest rate of suicide? a. White males age 85 and above as at the highest risk.
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