Suicide-Related Internet Searches During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jan 4;4(1):e2034261. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34261.


This cross-sectional study assesses trends in suicide-related internet search rates in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19 / epidemiology
  • COVID-19 / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Information Seeking Behavior*
  • Internet / statistics & numerical data*
  • Mental Health
  • Suicidal Ideation*
  • Suicide / psychology*
  • United States