Accelerating suicide rate linked to economic downturn in the USBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7638 (Published 12 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7638
An extra 4750 Americans committed suicide during the first three years of the recession, according to an analysis of national statistics. The suicide rate, which was already rising slowly but steadily, accelerated at the beginning of the recession in …
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