Why Do People Get Depressed At Christmas?

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Spike in Suicide Rates and Depression After Christmas Holiday Season

It's a popular misconception that suicide rates increase over the Christmas period. In fact the evidence points in the opposite direction. This is encouraging news but the fact remains that, for many people, the Christmas period is often charged with negative emotions. However, once we move into January there is often a spike in the number of suicide attempts and actual suicides. In this Sharepost I'm taking a look at depression and suicide in a fairly general sense before going on to consider...

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