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By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Study from UNIFESP (Federal University of São Paulo) says that while suicide rates are falling worldwide, numbers have increased by 24 percent among adolescents living in large Brazilian cities between 2006 and 2015.

The study, published in the Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry, indicates that suicide is up to three times higher among young males.

They point the popularization of the internet, social changes in the country and lack of public policies in suicide prevention as the main reasons for this increase.

According to the study, suicide among youngsters between . . .

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