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Biology of Suicide

10 Mar 2006

By Michelle Trudeau

What drives people to suicide? NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports that in laboratories around the country, neuro-scientists are trying to find out. They're studying the brains of people who've committed suicide and comparing them with people who died suddenly. People who commit suicide appear to have different brain chemistry than others.

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Copyright 2006. Used with permission from NPR.

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