Suicide Rates Higher Among Baby Boomer Men, Study Finds

August 20, 2014 3:50 PM

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Robin Williams’ suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby Boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers’ generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist.

The trend is particularly alarming because middle age is typically a time when suicide rates decline before rising again in old age.

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