About the Authors

David Stuckler


Affiliation Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Sanjay Basu

Affiliation Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DS SB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DS SB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DS SB.