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Bereavement increases risk of death and suicide

Bereavement is associated with an increased risk of mortality from a range of causes including suicide, according to a study.The review of literature pooled data from 16 previously published studies on health outcomes of bereavement and found mortality was higher among the recently bereaved.One study found widowers were 3.3 times more likely to commit suicide than married men. Another study of 12,522 married people aged 40 and over ...

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