The Reasons for Successful Suicides in Fars Province

Shakeri, Aboalhasan and Jafarizadeh, Fatah (2013) The Reasons for Successful Suicides in Fars Province. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 22 (97). pp. 271-275.

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Abstract

Background and purpose: Suicide is a complex mental phenomenon which is influenced by personal and environmental factors. Increase in number of suicides made the authors to define and explain its etiologies. Materials and methods: In this cross-sectional study, 934 cases from a five year period were studied. The subjects were those who were referred to forensic dissection hall of Fars legal medicine center among whom suicide was the main reason for death. Related questionnaires were completed and the data was analyzed using SPSS V.19. Results: The results showed that the most common etiology for suicide according to the victims� relatives was mental disorder (31.3). Conclusion: To reduce social pathologies like committing suicides institutions such as families and elementary schools should identify and treat children with early signs of mental disorders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Suicide, mental disorders, Fars
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@mazums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 18:23
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 18:23
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2204

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