Year: 2023 Source: Suicide Studies. (2023. 4(2), 40-47. SIEC No: 20230310
An analysis of 91 citations for an article by Yang and Lester (2007), which argued that suicides result in savings to the society, showed that only 9 reported Yang and Lester’s thesis correctly, and only one article conducted a serious discussion of the issues raised by Yang and Lester.