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The economy plays a big role in the nation’s suicide rate. That compounds the problem in Japan, because the notion lingers that taking your own life is something resolute and decisive, something that’s not wrong.

Mafumi Usui, a psychology professor at Niigata Seiryo University. The return of economic woes added to the challenges of social workers trying to combat traditional acceptance of suicide and reluctance to address the issue. (Bloomberg) Read

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