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

Sotiris Vandoros, Mauricio Avendano and Ichiro Kawachi

Social Science & Medicine, 2019, vol. 220, issue C, 403-410

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

Keywords: Suicide; Economic uncertainty; Daily variation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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