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Relationship between suicidal ideations and psychosocial characteristics in depressed patients
R Modabber *, H Ebrahimi, AH Kazemi, M Fallahi Khoshknab
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , r_modaber@yahoo.com
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Introduction: More than 1000 suicides occur daily worldwide and suicidal attempts occures 10 to 20 times. Identification of risk factors can lead to design preventive interventions to reduce the incidence of suicide. The aim of this study is to determine the association between suicidal ideations and psychosocial characteristics in depressed patients of Razi Hospital in Tabriz. Methods: This descriptive analytical study was conducted in 2013. 80 depressed patients who have suicidal ideation were selected through convinience sampling method. To collect data, a questionnaire consisting of social and mental questionnaire and Beck suicide ideation scale was used. To analyze data, descriptive and inferential statistics was used. Result: The overall results of this study showed that significant relationship was seen between suicide ideation and dimensions and gender, job, education, history and method of suicidal attempt, physical disorders, using non psychotropic drugs (P<0.05). Conclusion: Regarding the issue that suicidal ideation is an important risk factor for successful suicide and identification of vulnerble groups have important role in suicide prevention therefore, According the result of study we suggest that female patients with lower education less than diploma that use psychotropic drugs should be further considered as a risk group.
Keywords: Suicidal ideation, Depression, Psychosocial characteristics
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/07/21 | Accepted: 2014/07/22 | Published: 2014/07/22 | ePublished: 2014/07/22
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Modabber R, Ebrahimi H, Kazemi A, Fallahi Khoshknab M. Relationship between suicidal ideations and psychosocial characteristics in depressed patients. IJPN. 2014; 2 (2) :1-12
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