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The association between economic uncertainty and suicide in the short-run

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  • Vandoros, Sotiris
  • Avendano, Mauricio
  • Kawachi, Ichiro

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Previous research has shown that uncertainty can affect mental health, and that unemployment and economic recessions are associated with increased suicide rates.

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  • Vandoros, Sotiris & Avendano, Mauricio & Kawachi, Ichiro, 2019. "The association between economic uncertainty and suicide in the short-run," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 220(C), pages 403-410.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:socmed:v:220:y:2019:i:c:p:403-410
    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.11.035
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