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A Comparative Study of the Causes and Methods of Completed Suicide Referred to Legal Medicine Organization in Bushehr Province, South of Iran, 2006-2015

Version 1 : Received: 23 January 2017 / Approved: 24 January 2017 / Online: 24 January 2017 (04:16:45 CET)

How to cite: Raeisi, A.; Montazeri, M.; Hosseini, H. A Comparative Study of the Causes and Methods of Completed Suicide Referred to Legal Medicine Organization in Bushehr Province, South of Iran, 2006-2015. Preprints 2017, 2017010106 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201701.0106.v1). Raeisi, A.; Montazeri, M.; Hosseini, H. A Comparative Study of the Causes and Methods of Completed Suicide Referred to Legal Medicine Organization in Bushehr Province, South of Iran, 2006-2015. Preprints 2017, 2017010106 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201701.0106.v1).

Abstract

Background: Suicide is a major health problem. The aim of this study was a comparative study of the causes and methods of completed suicide referred to legal Medicine Organization in Bushehr Province during the years 2006- 2015. Methods: This consideration has been done as a retrospective cross-sectional study; the data were collected by the check list. After coordination to the medico legal 343 cases of completed suicide lead to death over a ten year period from 2006 to 2015 were extracted and the data were analyses by SPSS software. Results: The rate of completed suicide was 2.43 and 1.12 suicides per 100,000 people in male and female, respectively. The mean age were 29.25 and 27.61 years in male and female, respectively p>0.05. A higher completed suicide rate was found among single people. The most common ways of a suicide among people who live in Bushehr were hanging out 184(53.6%), self-Immolation 83(24.2%) and firearms 37(10.8%). Motive of suicide was psychological disorders, Physical disease, Conflict with family and substance abuse. 43(12.5%) people smoking and 22(6.4%) people were both smoking and opioid. During the ten year period of studied, throughout the all years that frequency of hanging out has been higher than others. Conclusion: Due to the high incidence of completed suicide in young people and unmarried individuals also hanging out in male and self-burning in females are prevalent. So determination of preventive measures appears to be necessary. Social factors such as psychological disorders and family conflicts have a noticeable role from .Bushehr people.

Subject Areas

completed suicide; hanging out; self-Immolation; Bushehr; Iran

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