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Robin Williams' suicide was followed by a sharp rise in 'copycat' deaths - Tampabay.com 7 Feb 2018, 9:22 pm


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Robin Williams' suicide was followed by a sharp rise in 'copycat' deaths
Tampabay.com
Above the capital letters, which filled nearly a third of the page, was a photo of comedian Robin Williams with a somber expression, dead at age 63. The headline, unfortunately, contravened the most basic recommendations of the World Health ...

Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts? - Philly.com 7 Feb 2018, 9:10 pm


Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts?
Philly.com
But Fink said when someone like Robin Williams kills himself, the way that death is reported and covered by both traditional and social media may contribute to an increase in suicides. Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein agreed that hearing about other people's ...

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Suicides in US rose 10% after Robin Williams' death, study finds - fox6now.com 7 Feb 2018, 8:49 pm


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Suicides in US rose 10% after Robin Williams' death, study finds
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A 10% increase in suicides — nearly 2,000 additional deaths — was recorded in the United States in the four months after actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life in 2014, according to research published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE ...

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Robin Williams' death followed by rise in suicides - NBCNews.com 7 Feb 2018, 8:20 pm


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Robin Williams' death followed by rise in suicides
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Suicides went up 10 percent across the U.S. in the four months after actor and comedian Robin Williams died in 2014, researchers reported Wednesday. The wall-to-wall media coverage of Williams' death almost certainly contributed to the rise, the team ...

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US suicides 'spiked after Robin Williams's death' - BBC News 7 Feb 2018, 8:18 pm


US suicides 'spiked after Robin Williams's death'
BBC News
US suicide rates spiked in the months after Robin Williams killed himself in 2014, according to researchers. In the five months after the actor's death there were 10% more suicides than might be expected, or 1,841 extra cases, PLOS One journal reports ...

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Suicides increase months after Robin Williams' death - Healio 7 Feb 2018, 8:09 pm


Suicides increase months after Robin Williams' death
Healio
Researchers observed a 10% increase in suicides in the months following the death of Robin Williams in 2014, with men and people aged 30 to 44 years experiencing the greatest spike in suicides. “Recent meta-analysis suggests that, on average, suicides ...

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Suicides Increased in the Months After Robin Williams's Death - Tonic 7 Feb 2018, 7:27 pm


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Suicides Increased in the Months After Robin Williams's Death
Tonic
A new study shows that suicides increased in the months following Robin Williams's death from suicide on August 11, 2014. In fact, suicides were almost 10 percent higher than predicted by statistical models, and this increase could have been impacted ...

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Suicides spiked 10 percent in months after death of Robin Williams - The Boston Globe 7 Feb 2018, 7:09 pm


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Suicides spiked 10 percent in months after death of Robin Williams
The Boston Globe
Suicides spiked after comedian and actor Robin Williams killed himself in 2014, Columbia University researchers have found, in what they believe was the first look at the impact of a high-profile celebrity suicide in the era of the 24/7 news cycle. The ...

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Suicides spiked after death of Robin Williams, study finds - Medical Xpress 7 Feb 2018, 7:09 pm


Suicides spiked after death of Robin Williams, study finds
Medical Xpress
In the months after Robin Williams committed suicide in 2014, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health documented a marked 10 percent increase in of suicides. While excess suicides were observed across gender and age groups ...

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Suicides Spiked Following the Death of Robin Williams - Pacific Standard 7 Feb 2018, 7:07 pm


Pacific Standard

Suicides Spiked Following the Death of Robin Williams
Pacific Standard
Tellingly, "we observed a 32.3 percent increase in the number of suffocation suicides in the first five months that followed Williams' death," they write, "compared to a 3.1 percent increase in the number of suicides from all other methods combined ...

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Robin Williams Bio


American actor and stand-up comedian

July 21, 1951, (66 years old)

August 11, 2014

Robin McLaurin Williams

http://www.robinwilliams.com

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