Posted on February 28, 2013 by
Staggering base rate…
Dark days of despair drive many to the final option
Updated: 2013-02-27 09:20
By Cang Wei and Song Wenwei in Nanjing/China Daily
Scourge of depression sees rising number of suicides, report Cang Wei and Song Wenwei in Nanjing. Every three minutes, a person suffering from depression commits suicide in China and a further 11 people attempt to take their own lives.Every year in China, 287,000 people end their lives by suicide, while another 2 million contemplate the act, 70 percent of them because of depression.