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Safa M, Mohmoudi G A, Soultani far M, Saki M, Farhadi A. The study of personal familial and psychological characteristics and drug abuse among in bed patients with suicide intention in Shohadaye Ashayer in 1383. yafte. 2007; 9 (2) :31-37
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Safa M1, Mohmoudi GhA2, Soultani far M3, Saki M4, Farhadi A5

1. Assistant professor, Department of psychology, Faculty of medicine, Lorestan University of medical sciences

2. Assistant professor, Department of forensic medicine, Faculty of medicine, Lorestan University of medical sciences

3. General practitioner

4. Instructor, Department of nursing, Faculty of nursing and midwifery, LorestanUniversity of medical sciences

5. Instructor, Department of psychology and health, Faculty of medicine, LorestanUniversity of medical sciences


Background: Suicide is one of the social problem which brings about death of active characters in the society and it is considered as a remarkable problem for health. Suicide is the number 9 factor of death in America. Nearly 85 cases of suicide happen per day within 20 minutes each. Drug abuse is of psychiatric urgency and it is regarded as an important variable related to suicide.

Materials and methods: All clients who committed suicide and were hospitalized in Shohadaye Ashayer hospital were included in this study ( from July 83 to January 83 ).

Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between drug abuse and chronic organic disease among patients with suicide intention . Among 67 suicide cases, 55.2% were male and 44.8% were female. The highest frequency (55.2%) covered the age group (19–26) .Most of the cases were unmarried. 47.8% were unemployed . 79.1 % were city residents and 21.9 % were living in the country. 53.7% of the participants had elementary school and junior high school education .

Conclusion: The study was to determine the frequency of personal, familial psychological characteristics and drug abuse among clients with suicide. The results emphasize on the preventive effect of the level of education in this Province. The results also showed that the more the number of people in the family, the more suicide cases in the family. Further more among married ones, cases with one or two children were prominent.

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Received: 2009/01/24 | Accepted: 2017/06/10 | Published: 2017/06/10

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