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An Analysis of Suicide Risk Factors among Farmers in the Midwestern United States

Description
Study examining psychological, social, and contextual risk factors for suicide among farmers. Draws data from 600 surveys of agricultural producers in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota. Discusses rates of depression, anxiety, farming-specific stressors, social support, and coping strategies.
Author(s)
Andrea Bjornestad, Courtney Cuthbertson, Jessie Hendricks
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(7), 3563
Date
03/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Behavioral health · Depression · Farmers and farmworkers · Mental health · Statistics and data · Suicide and suicide prevention · Kansas · Michigan · Missouri · South Dakota