Features Of Women Who Attempt To Commit Suicide In Turkey
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Background and aims: Suicide is worldwide public health problem affecting individuals and societies of all ages, sexes and conditions. Over recent years, the risk has considerably increased. The aim of this study is to determine socio demographic features and risk factors of women who attempt suicide and establish the after effects and develop preventive approaches. Methods: Totally 368 women who attempted to commit suicide from 2005-2007 in Nevşehir, Turkey were included in this descriptive study. Out of 368 women who attempted to commit suicide 212 of them (57, 6%) agreed to take part to the study. A questionnaire including 66 questions was applied to subjects by social workers and, psychologists. Results: Of all the women 76.9% of them were in the 16-30 age groups. Of those in lower education level the rate is 43.5%. Of the women 49, 1 % was single, 33, and 0% was divorced/splinted up. 97.1% of the women got married among 15-21 year olds rate. Of those who exposed to common problems in their family life; physiological matters (77, 4%), domestic violence (55, 2%), lack of economical income (50, 9%). The rate of the women who stated being victims of physical violence at least once was 79.2%. One more than attempted suicide rate is 57, 1%. The most use of suicide method is over taking medicine (84, 4%). The basic thought pattern attempt suicide is to flee the environment (72,6%), 67,2% felt that they had nobody to turn to however, Of those in the research group, 49,1% felt that they were worthless, 43,3% of these women felt they had no hope for the future.Telif hakları gereğince yayın erişime kapalıdır. Yayın yayıncı tarafından erişime açık ise bağlantılar kısmından ulaşılabilmektedir.
SourceIndian Journal Of Research
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