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Mental health problems on the rise during financial crisis

22.12.11 @ 17:06

  1. By Méabh Mc Mahon
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The number of suicides in Greece reached a pan-European high during the first half of 2011, according to figures recently released by the Greek health ministry. Experts believe the increase is due to the effects of the financial crisis. Human rights expert Gabor Petri, from Mental Health Europe, describes how citizens are being affected.

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