Suicide rates, life satisfaction and happiness as markers for population mental health

@article{Bray2006SuicideRL,
  title={Suicide rates, life satisfaction and happiness as markers for population mental health},
  author={Isabelle Bray and D Gunnell},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41},
  pages={333-337}
}
To examine the association of variables from survey data on well-being with suicide rates and other markers of population mental health in Europe. Ecological study correlating (Spearman’s rank correlation) life satisfaction and happiness (European Values Survey 1999/2000) in 32 countries with suicide rates (WHO Mortality Database), rates of hospital discharge for mental and behavioural disorders and prevalence of mental disorders based on registered mental patients (WHO Regional Office for… CONTINUE READING

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