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Evolutionary Psychology and Suicidology

Evolutionary Psychology and Suicidology

Evolutionary psychology and suicidology
John F. Gunn III Pablo Malo C. A. Soper

As of patch 7.822, androids can no longer shut themselves down. Reason: they just kept doing it at the slightest inconvenience – @ctrlcreep, quoted by Perry (2016).

Suicide, Suicidology and Evolution

Suicide, ‘the act of deliberately killing oneself’ (World Health Organization, 2014: 12), takes about 800,00 lives each year, and accounts for some 1.4% of human deaths: more of us die by our own hands than from wars, terrorism, and all other forms of homicides put together (World Health Organization, 2013). Millions more of the living are affected – bereaved families, friends, and carers left to ...

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