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Journal:   JOURNAL OF KERMANSHAH UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BEHBOOD)   Fall 2003 , Volume 7 , Number 3; Page(s) 42 To 51.
 
Paper: 

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND MENTAL STATE EVALUATION OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE VICTIMS IN TABRIZ IN 2001

 
 
Author(s):  KHAZAEI HABIB ELAH*, PARVIZIFARD A.
 
* KERMANSHAH UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, KERMANSHAH, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background & Objectives: The epidemiology of suicide plays a significant role in the identification of mental health in the society. The present study was carried out to determine the demographic characteristics and mental state evaluation among victims with suicidal attempt in tabriz (in 2001). Materials and Methods :In this cross - sectional study 301 patients (170 females and 131 males) who attempted suicide and referred to two general hospital centers were selected through convenience sampling and studied by demographic characteristics questionnaire, Structured Clinical Interview and Psychiatric judgment .
Results: The highest rate of suicide was found among those aged 17-26 years. 80.4% of victims had a psychiatric disorder. The most common disorders were depressive disorders and adjustment disorder with depressive feature. The most common methods of suicide were drug overdose (71.1%) and poisoning (20.60%). The highest rate of attempted suicide was found in single persons, house wives and unemployed persons.
Discussion: Previous and present mental disorders appear to be risk indicators for suicide and persons who attempt suicide tend to be relatively young.

 
Keyword(s): ATTEMPTED SUICIDE, DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, MENTAL STATE, TABRIZ
 
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