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'The Pill' may raise depression risk

Women with a history of depression symptoms should consider non-hormonal contraception, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs), according to an expert.

Five-year-olds at risk of suicide

Although it's rare for young children to die by suicide, adults need to realise that school-age children as young as five kill themselves, according to a startling new study.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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