Intention to Die in Suicide Attempters by Poisoning in Kurdistan Province - Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
Volume 21, Number 81 (Mar 2011)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2011, 21(81): 62-67 | Back to browse issues page


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Shams Âlizadeh N, Âfkhamzadeh A, Mohsenpour B, Salehian B, Shamsalizadeh N. Intention to Die in Suicide Attempters by Poisoning in Kurdistan Province. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2011; 21 (81) :62-67
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-659-en.html

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Background and purpose: Suicide is an important problem and its prevention is a worldwide priority. Previous suicide attempt is the most anticipator of death following complete suicide. Ëvaluation of intention to die as a major factor in severity of suicide attempt can be useful in suicide prevention programs.
Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on163 patients with suicide attempt by poisoning who were admitted in Sanandaj hospitals in 2008. Descriptive and interpretative analyses including Çhi-square test were performed for data analysis using SPSS software.
Results: There was a significant relationship between age, history of previous suicide attempt, education and planed suicide with intention to die. No significant relationship was found between gender, marital status, notification of attempt and the suicide method with intention to die.
Çonclusion: Âs the majority of suicide attempters thought that they will be dead afterwards, suicide attempt by poisoning should be considered as a serious problem. More attention should be paid to all suicide attempters specialty those who have older age, lower education level, a history of previous suicide attempt and planned suicide.
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