U.K. recession linked to suicides

U.K. recession linked to 1,000 suicides in new study

By: Kate Kelland, Reuters

LONDON- A painful British economic recession and rising unemployment may have driven more than 1,000 people in England to commit suicide, according to a scientific study published on Wednesday.

The study, a so-called time-trend analysis which compared the actual number of suicides with those expected if pre-recession trends had continued, reflects findings elsewhere in Europe where suicides are also on the rise. …

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