College Student Suicide in the United States: 1990-1991 Through 2003-2004

@article{Schwartz2006CollegeSS,
  title={College Student Suicide in the United States: 1990-1991 Through 2003-2004},
  author={Allan J. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of American College Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={54},
  pages={341 - 352}
}
  • A. J. Schwartz
  • Published 1 May 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of American College Health
Suggestions that there is a growing epidemic of suicide among college students in the United States are false. The National Survey of Counseling Center Directors reports 1,404 student suicides over a 14-year period and an adjusted suicide rate of 6.5, half the rate of the general US population (12.6 for all races) during this period when matched for gender and age. Counseling centers appear effective in treating suicidal students, for although the suicide rate for students who were currently or… 
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