Emotional distress follows Japan disasters

Suicides hit two-year high in May, months after quake and tsunami killed thousands.

    Three months since a 9.0 earthquake caused a massive tsunami in northeast Japan, psychologists say that people affected are beginning to feel the full emotional impact of the disaster.

    New figures show that the number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in May.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Japan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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