Decomposing the association of completed suicide with air pollution, weather, and unemployment data at different time scales.

@article{Yang2011DecomposingTA,
  title={Decomposing the association of completed suicide with air pollution, weather, and unemployment data at different time scales.},
  author={Albert C. Yang and Shi-Jen Tsai and Norden E. Huang},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={129 1-3},
  pages={
          275-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND Research has implicated environmental risk factors, such as meteorological variables, in suicide. However, studies have not investigated air pollution, known to induce acute medical conditions and increase mortality, in suicide. This study comprehensively assesses the temporal relationship between suicide and air pollution, weather, and unemployment variables in Taipei City from January 1 1991 to December 31 2008. METHODS This research used the empirical mode decomposition (EMD… CONTINUE READING
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