Claire Niedzwiedz

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Claire is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh and is part of the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH). Her research interests include the social and political determinants of health and she is currently working on a project examining inequalities in mental health across Europe.


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Does recession = poorer health? Evidence strongest for suicide and mental illness


Claire Niedzwiedz examines a recent systematic review which looks at the possible harm caused by the 2008 financial crisis and recession on the health of people living across Europe.

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Social media and suicide prevention


Claire Niedzwiedz summarises a recent systematic review that provides a narrative synthesis of research into social media and suicide prevention.

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Around one in five suicides across the world linked to unemployment


Claire Niedzwiedz summarises the Lancet Psychiatry longitudinal modelling study of suicide and unemployment, which uses the WHO mortality database to investigate suicides in 63 countries worldwide from 2000-2011.

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