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New study finds white men and women have significantly lower rates of suicide in states with higher levels of social capital

Photo of Ichiro KawachiA new study co-authored by affiliated faculty member Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, investigates whether state levels of social capital are associated with rates of completed suicides in the fifty U.S. states.

Social Connection & Suicide Risk Study on Reuters.com

reuters_smallThe recently published study by Harvard RWJF Health & Societies Scholar Program Alum Alexander Tsai and Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Ichiro Kawachi that links being well-integrated socially with a lowered risk of suicide receives press on Reuters.com.

No Link Found Between Omega-3 Fatty Acids Intake and Lowered Risk of Suicide

Harvard Pop Center affiliated researchers Ichiro Kawachi, MD, Ph.D., and former RWJF scholar Alexander Tsai, MD, Ph.D., are authors of a large study that examined the link between fatty acid intake and suicide, which sets it apart from the majority of similar studies of its size which focused more on just depression.