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Relationship problems

Relationship issues are often a contributing factor to suicide.

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42 percent of people who died by suicide had some sort of a relationship problem before their death according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Poor past relationships can also play a role in suicidal thoughts or behavior, and consider that childhood relationships that introduced abuse and trauma is a historical risk factor for suicide and suicidal thoughts.

On a related note, survivors of sexual assault are more likely to be diagnosed with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, two mental health conditions that can contribute to suicidal thoughts and behavior. Furthermore, more than a third of women rape survivors have experienced suicidal thoughts at some point after their assault, and 13 percent had attempted suicide.

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