Brain imaging advances suicide research

A Canadian neuroscientist is using brain imaging to try to unlock the secrets of suicide. Dr. Georg Northoff suggests that suicidal patients are unable to project themselves into the future and succumb to the hopelessness of the moment. The Link's Lynn Desjardins tells us about Dr. Northoff's findings and how his research might help treat suicidal patients in the future.( Photo: Istockphoto )

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