Year: 2020 Source: Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (2020). Retrieved from SIEC No: 20200839

There is global concern that the COVID-19 pandemic may increase suicide rates. High-quality evidence is needed to guide both national and international responses to the pandemic, to mitigate any risk. The overall aim of this systematic review was to aggregate the existing evidence on the potential impact of infectious disease-related public health emergencies (referred to here as epidemics) on suicide-related outcomes (SRO).