Rapid Depreciation of Cryptocurrencies and Suicide: A Case Report

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Year-Number: 2022-Vol: 1 Issue: 3 PP: 51-75
Number of pages: p- 70-1
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The relationship between economic crises and suicide has been analyzed in the medical literature. Cryptocurrency, which has recently occurred with the increasing technological advances, attracts people's attention and can be noticed as an investment tool. However, rapid rises and declines can be seen in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Financial losses can negatively influence people's mental health and induce suicide. In this case report, after the rapid devaluation of Bitcoin in the first two weeks of June/2022, a case that committed suicide by jumping from a height and applied to the emergency room (ER) by ambulance was presented and discussed.

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