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FSU researcher finds link between excessive screen time and suicide risk

New research presents compelling evidence that the more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other electronic screens, the more likely they are to feel depressed and think about, or attempt, suicide. Florida State University Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Thomas Joiner, who co-authored a study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, said screen time […]

FSU professor: New approach needed to improve suicide prediction

Florida State University researcher Joseph Franklin made a startling discovery during an exhaustive examination of hundreds of suicide prediction studies conducted over the past 50 years: Science is still not very good at predicting who will kill themselves. In a new study published today in the journal Psychological Bulletin, Franklin and his colleagues found traditional […]