In Great Britain attempted suicide could be punished by hanging

In Great Britain attempted suicide could be punished by hanging

In the late 19th century in Great Britain, attempted suicide was deemed to be equivalent to attempted murder and could be punished by hanging. Epidemiology In the US, the NIMH reports there are 11 nonfatal suicide attempts for every suicide death.The American Association of Suicidology reports higher numbers, stating that there are 25 suicide attempts […]