Suicide. By: Julie Wheeler. Who is at risk?. The elderly have the highest suicide rate, particularly older white males.
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The elderly have the highest suicide rate, particularly older white males.
People who suffer from mental illness, substance abuse, previous suicide attempts, have a family history of suicide, history of being sexually abused, and impulsive or aggressive tendencies have a higher chance of dying from suicide.
Lack of serotonin in the brain is a leading cause of suicidal thoughts and it has been found that both depression and suicidal behavior can be linked to a decreased amount of serotonin.