Rising suicide rates in South Korea

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Suicide has found its way to become the leading causes of death for South Koreans age 15-29. The Republic of Korea currently stands as the country with the highest suicide rate per 100,000 people out of all OPEC nations. Ever since 2009, youth suicide rates have been soaring and this increase is largely due to the high academic pressure and focus on education so prevalent in South Korean society. 4 students and 1 professor in KAIST reportedly committed suicide due to academic peer...


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