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A Pandemic of Body, Mind, and Spirit: The Burden of "Social Distancing" in Rural Communities During an Era of Heightened Suicide Risk

Description
Discusses the potentially heightened risk of suicide in rural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examines how decreased access to mental healthcare, economic stress, stigma, and social isolation could increase the risk of suicide in rural areas.
Author(s)
Natalie B. Riblet, Susan P. Stevens, Bradley V. Watts, Brian Shiner
Citation
Journal of Rural Health
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Public health · Suicide and suicide prevention