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Global economic crisis 'linked to suicide rise'

(BBC News) The recent economic crisis could be to blame for an increase in suicide rates in Europe and America, say experts.
Their analysis in the British Medical Journal looked at data from 54 countries to assess the global impact of the financial problems triggered by the collapse of US credit and housing markets in 2008.
In the year after the crisis began, the male suicide rate rose by 3.3% overall.
This was largely in the countries where there were more reported job losses.
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