Suicide attempts among Turkish psychiatric patients


Cosar B. , Kocal N., Arikan Z., Isik E.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE PSYCHIATRIE, vol.42, no.10, pp.1072-1075, 1997 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/070674379704201009
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE PSYCHIATRIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1072-1075

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the sociodemographic characteristics of those who attempt suicide in an Islamic country, the effect of religion on suicide attempts, and the frequency of DSM-III-R diagnoses in suicide attempters referred to the Gazi Medical School Psychiatry Department.