Suicide Risk and Prevention During the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year On

the International COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Research Collaboration

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Abstract

Emerging data from high and upper-middle-income countries indicate that suicide rates generally did not increase during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet the pandemic’s impact on suicide is complex. We discuss the nuances of this relationship, how it may evolve over time, and describe the specific steps that governments and societies must take to mitigate harm and prevent suicides in the late stages and aftermath of the pandemic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1944-1949
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Suicide Research
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • International COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Research Collaboration
  • epidemiology

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