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Japan Suicide

Dozens Take Their Lives In Japan's 'Suicide Forest' Each Year

Posted 05.10.2012 | World

Each year in the Aokigahara Forest, dozens of people reportedly push through a dense "sea of trees" to find a place to take their lives. Those who are...

Japan Fears Wave Of Suicides In Aftermath Of Earthquake

Posted 06.25.2011 | World

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Tokyo— Naoko Sugimoto has heard the news through the nation's fledgling mental health gr...

Japan: The Psychology Behind Dignity

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tijana Milosevic

I wonder whether dignity and pride, as perceived by the Japanese, might underlie seemingly disparate reactions to life hurdles.

The Big One Hits Japan

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Joseph

If trouble comes in multiples, that is definitely true of Japan today.

Despite Dip, Japan Suicide Rate Still Among The World's Highest

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- The number of Japanese who committed suicide declined last year, but remained above 30,000 for the 13th straight year with a sharp jump in de...

Japanese Man Broadcasts His Suicide On The Internet

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Japanese man broadcast his own suicide live on the Internet after communicating with users who encouraged him to take his life, according to the Syd...

Japan's Suicide Rate Rising In Economic Slump

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first indications of a life that has been lost appear within a hundred yards of entering the forest. Scattered across mossy tree roots are a man's...

Japan Suicide Gas Attack Forces Mass Evacuation

CBC/AP | Shino Yuasa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 14-year-old Japanese girl killed herself by mixing laundry detergent with cleanser, releasing fumes that also sickened 90 people in her apartment ho...