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Boomer Suicide In Men May Be Caused By Loneliness (VIDEO)

05/30/2013 03:20 pm ET

The suicide rate among baby boomers has increased in the last decade -- up a shocking 28 percent, according to a Reuters report.

Studies have found that middle-aged men are more likely to kill themselves than middle-aged women, with reasons varying from economic to educational.

But another cause could be loneliness, according to clinical psychologist Dr. Melinda Moore. Moore joined guests on HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss why middle-aged men just may be "the loneliest people." To hear her explanation, take a look at the video above or visit HuffPost Live to watch the full segment.

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