Suicide in Italy during a time of economic recession: some recent data related to age and gender based on a nationwide register study.

@article{Pompili2014SuicideII,
  title={Suicide in Italy during a time of economic recession: some recent data related to age and gender based on a nationwide register study.},
  author={Maurizio Pompili and Monica Vichi and Marco Innamorati and David Lester and Bijou Yang and Diego de Leo and Paolo Girardi},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          361-7
        }
}
Previous research reported that economic crises may have important implications for increasing suicide rates. We investigated official data on completed suicide in Italy during the recent economic crisis as related to age and gender. Data were extracted from the Italian Mortality Database. The trend in suicide rates from 1980 to 2010 (the most recent year available) was analysed by joinpoint regression analysis. Rate ratios were calculated to compare suicide rates before and after the present… CONTINUE READING

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