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Suicide does not correlate with Christmas holiday, quite the opposite, since suicide rate actually drops [1].

While depressed people have higher risk of suicide, it's generally believed that most depression patients are more at risk when they are recovering from it, as their motivation returns[2].

[1] http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1734474...

[2] http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?Volume=60&pa...




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