Recessions linked to suicides and mental health problems, academics conclude

Thanasis Gavos   Wed, 7 Sep 2016; 08:48

Economic recessions and policies of austerity have been linked with a rising number of suicides and mental health problems after a major review of scientific studies carried out mostly in Spain and Greece.

However, the review, published in leading medical journal The BMJ, concluded the majority of the studies showed evidence of bias and the findings should be treated with caution.

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