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specialty journal of psychology and management
Volume 5, 2019, Issue 3
Epidemiology of Suicide Attempt in Noor City, 2017-2018
Mozhgan Ahmadi
Pages: 24-30


Introduction and objectives: Suicide is a phenomenon that has lasted for many years from traditional relations to today`s complex urban relations and involved the human. In social changes, it hurts family`s soul. Suicide as a behavior is a death that person does it by himself. Analysis method: The present study is a descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study. All the cases are the people that referred to the Imam Khomeini Emergency of Noor Hospital in 2017 and 2018. They confessed suicide with a questionnair in the hospital and an emergency doctor and psychologists in the Health Network. Data was analyzed with Spss spftware. Finding: The data showed that in 2017-2018 more than half (%67- %73) of the suicide attempters were women and age categories between 15-34 years (%44- %45) that about %51-%62 were married and %53-%56 of that were in urban areas, motivated by family disputes. With the dominant method, drug poisoning has taken place. Conclusion: Finding of research show the rate of suicide attemps has increased. The number of women was remarkable that shows the need to increase education in communication and life skills and maybe it is possible to control individuals` access to drugs.

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