Suicidal ideation among medical students in Dammam, Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study

Background: Medical students are at high risk of suicidal ideation. Aim: We aimed to obtain information on suicidal ideation among medical students in Dammam located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted at the College of Medicine affiliated with Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Suicidal ideation in […]

The Saudi Fatwah Against Suicide Terrorism


Pattern and Risk Factors for Intentional Drug Overdose in Saudi Arabia

This study is an attempt to better understand & characterize attempted suicide by intentional drug overdose in Saudi Arabia. The authors examined the demographic characteristics, risk factors, the most commonly used drugs, & the resulting morbidities & mortalities of study subjects. They found that most of the patients were young, & that most were Saudi […]

Parasuicide in an Arab Industrial Community: The Arabian-American Oil Company Experience, Saudi Arabia

The parasuicide phenomena was studied both retrospectively & prospectively in an Arab industrial community in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia during 1985 – ’86. Though the rate is lower from the reported rates of the West, underreporting & misdiagnosis may explain the low rate. results confirm that the act is more common in young […]