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Can we identify the young people most at risk of depression?

Analysing research, healthcare data and the lived-experience of 10-24 year olds from four different countries, MQ-funded researchers hope to find universal risk factors for depression.

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Does being victimised cause self-harm and suicide?

18 April 2018

Research suggests that when a person is victimised – either through maltreatment, bullying or being a victim of crime – they are more likely to think about suicide, self-harm and attempt to end their life. But is this because of the victimisation itself? Or are there other factors at play? We take a look at researcher Jessie Baldwin's work, which hopes to find out.

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