Year: 2007 Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine, v.10, no.4, (2007), p.452-458 SIEC No: 20080523

This study aimed to determine a predictive model for suicide attempt based on its risk factors with the goal of planning therapeutic, preventive, & educational interventions. A total of 2300 individuals in Karaj City, Tehran Province participated in the study. All parts of a questionnaire were filled out by interview. Younger age, female gender, a history of mental disorders, lifelong use of tobacco & alcohol, & unemployment were the independent predictors of suicide attempt. (31 refs.)