aka_human (aka_human) wrote,

Sharp suicide increase expected due to pandemic

Sharp suicide increase expected due to pandemic
"New modeling from the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre (the centre) suggests the COVID-19 pandemic will contribute to a major surge – 25% – of suicides, with an increase of up to 30% among young people aged 15­–25."

"The Kids Helpline has experienced an overwhelming 40% more calls than the same time last year"

Suicide Mortality and Coronavirus Disease 2019—A Perfect Storm?
"The soaring unemployment rate and stock market losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with millions of people quarantining at home alone creates the “perfect storm” for an increased risk of suicide for many people, according to the JAMA article"

И таких публикаций десятки, включая уважаемый "The Lancet".

Надо быть серьёзно ушибленным на голову, думая что массовая безработица и обнищание не отразятся на числе самоубийств.

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