Residents of happier U.S. states are more likely to kill themselves. "Discontented people in a happy place may feel particularly harshly treated by life," explained one of the study's authors. "Those dark contrasts may in turn increase the risk of suicide." | Harper's Magazine

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Residents of happier U.S. states are more likely to kill themselves. “Discontented people in a happy place may feel particularly harshly treated by life,” explained one of the study’s authors. “Those dark contrasts may in turn increase the risk of suicide.”

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Residents of happier U.S. states are more likely to kill themselves. “Discontented people in a happy place may feel particularly harshly treated by life,” explained one of the study’s authors. “Those dark contrasts may in turn increase the risk of suicide.”

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