Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis

  title={Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis},
  author={Benjamin Richard Barr and David C Taylor-Robinson and Alex Scott-Samuel and Martin McKee and David Stuckler},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether English regions worst affected by the economic recession in the United Kingdom in 2008-10 have had the greatest increases in suicides. DESIGN Time trend analysis comparing the actual number of suicides with those that would be expected if pre-recession trends had continued. Multivariate regression models quantified the association between changes in unemployment (based on claimant data) and suicides (based on data from the National Clinical Health Outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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