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Suicide and the Economy

As the ecomony bounces around, there is confusion over the effect it has on suicide. Here are several articles that help explain how suicide and the economy are correlated.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/melaniehaiken/2011/08/10/suicide-risk-in-times-of-financial-crisis-a-real-connection/

http://www.freakonomics.com/2011/06/21/the-suicide-paradox-full-transcript/

 

And two articles by Stephen Stack, Ph.D., a suicidologist who studies economics and suicide, from the research journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior:

Suicide: A 15-Year Review of the Sociological Literature, Part I: Cultural and Economic Factors

Suicide: A 15-Year Review of the Sociological Literature, Part II: Modernization and Social Integration Perspectives

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