Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 2014 World Cup impact on hospital-treated suicide attempt (overdose) in Tehran.

Social influences on suicidal behaviors may be important but are less frequently studied than the influences of mental illness, physical illness, and demographic variables. Major international sporting events may have an impact on suicidal behaviors at the national and local level, an effect possibly mediated by gender and age. We examined the association of hospital-treated[…]

Associations of suicide seasonality with rural-urban residence and mental disorders in Ilam, Iran.

Suicide is one of the ten leading causes of death in Western countries and the second leading cause in people aged 15-19 years. In recent decades, annual suicide attempts reportedly ranged from 2.6 to 1,100 per 100,000 people, while the rate of lifetime prevalence ranges from 750 to 5,930 per 100,000 worldwide.1 Studies regarding suicide[…]

Epidemiological survey of intentional poisoning suicide during 1993-2013 in Ilam Province, Iran.

Suicide is an important social tragic phenomenon which occurs by different tools or methods in different communities. Considering deliberate poisoning as a common and important method in Ilam province for suicide, the present study was launched to epidemiologically assess committing suicide in Ilam province, Iran, based on intentional poisoning. Totally, 6794 cases of suicide (annual[…]

Risk and protective factor for suicide attempt in Iran: A matched case-control study.

In order to generate local evidence, a case-control study was designed to explore risk factors for suicide attempts (SA) in one of the larger cities in the southeast of IranÐKerman. From one of the main referral hospitals, 300 cases and 300 age- and sex-matched variables, the following variables were compared in the two groups: personality[…]

Predicting addiction potential on early traumatic events, dissociative experiences and suicide ideation.

There is a great deal of medical literature suggesting that substance use disorder is a serious clinical concern, affecting general population and associated with considerable economic,societal and personal costs.

National Registration System of suicide behaviors in Iran: Barriers and challenges.

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A symptom profile analysis of depression in a sample of Iranian patients.

Somatic symptoms, especially pain, have a significant weight in the chief complaints of depressed patients. Physicians need to pay particular attention to this important issue in order to better understand these patients. Contact us for a copy of this article, or view online at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3642941/

A survey of characteristics of self-immolation in the Northern Iran.


Suicide in the Islamic Republic of Iran: An integrated analysis from 1981 to 2007.

Although the rate of suicide is low in Muslim countries, there is evidence that it is increasing. An integrated analysis was made of data on suicide attempts (nonfatal and fatal) from studies carried out in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1981 to 2007. Of 54 published studies concerning suicide, 48 (covering 26 768 cases[…]

Epidemiology of suicide and attempted suicide derived from the health system database in the Islamic Republic of Iran: 2001-2007.