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Methodological barriers to studying the association between the economic crisis and suicide in Spain

Alvarez-Galvez, Javier; Salinas-Pérez, José Alberto; Rodero-Cosano, Maria Luisa; Salvador-Carulla, Luis


BACKGROUND: The hypothetical relationship between economic recession and the increase in suicides in Spain is subject to various arguments. In addition to the inherent complexity of capturing and explaining the underlining mechanisms that could describe this causal link, different points of contention have been be identified. The period of this association and its possible starting points, the socioeconomic determinants that may explain the variation in suicide rate, and the data sources...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4702-0
Access Rights: Open Access


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