The apparent suicide of star chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain comes just days after another celebrity, designer Kate Spade, killed herself. With suicide having a known “contagion effect,” the incidence of two celebrity suicides in one week raises the question of whether that could have been at play here: Did news coverage of the fashion designer’s death have any influence on Bourdain’s? And could more suicides follow his? In the month after Marilyn Monroe died from a barbiturates overdose in 1962, there was bump in suicide deaths by as much as 12 percent, according to the Center for Suicide Prevention.
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