Crisis leads to depression and suicides in Belarus

The world financial crisis has caused an increase in number of people who are depressed and in the number of suicide attempts in Belarus. The chief psychiatrist of the Ministry of Healthcare Svyatlana Dzelyandzik has informed about it.
According to her, the number of suicides has decreased in the first two months of 2009. However, the number of suicide attempts has increased, reports “Interfax”.

The chief psychiatrist confirmed that suicide attempts among able-bodied citizens had incased. Men usually try to commit suicide more often.