The effect of the late 2000s financial crisis on suicides in Spain: an interrupted time-series analysis.

@article{Bernal2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of the late 2000s financial crisis on suicides in Spain: an interrupted time-series analysis.},
  author={James A Lopez Bernal and Antonio Gasparrini and Carlos M Artundo and Martin McKee},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={183-4}
}
BACKGROUND The current financial crisis is having a major impact on European economies, especially that of Spain. Past evidence suggests that adverse macro-economic conditions exacerbate mental illness, but evidence from the current crisis is limited. This study analyses the association between the financial crisis and suicide rates in Spain. METHODS An interrupted time-series analysis of national suicides data between 2005 and 2010 was used to establish whether there has been any deviation… CONTINUE READING