Recent Examples of precipitant from the Web
For young adults, loneliness and social isolation are major precipitants of suicide, experts say.
According to the most recent CDC report, loss of children and relationships is a leading precipitant to suicide.
The narrator, a reporter, and two of his newspaper colleagues share their research on suicide: social and psychological precipitants; variations in incidence by season and country; philosophical and religious arguments for and against; and so on.
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