suicide

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

BACKGROUND: Extremes in water availability, either exceptionally wet or dry conditions, can damage crops and may detrimentally affect the livelihood and well-being of people engaged in agriculture. We estimated the effect of water availability on …

Did the Great Recession increase suicides in the USA? Evidence from an interrupted time-series analysis

PURPOSE: Research suggests that the Great Recession of 2007-2009 led to nearly 5000 excess suicides in the United States. However, prior work has not accounted for seasonal patterning and unique suicide trends by age and gender. METHODS: We …