Suicide: An Unrecognized Epidemic Among Farmers

M. Susan Jones, Deborah B. Reed, Matthew L. Hunt

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Stress and depression are prevalent among farmers, and suicide has reached epidemic status. Occupational health nurses are in key positions to recognize these mental health issues and use strategies to control this epidemic.

Original languageEnglish
JournalWorkplace Health and Safety
StateAccepted/In press - 2018

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  • depression
  • farmers
  • occupational health nurses
  • occupational stress
  • suicide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Nursing (miscellaneous)


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