Analysis of Psycho Social Stresses In Family History of Suicide Victims by Suicidal HangingJournal: International Journal of Behavioral Research & Psychology (IJBRP) (Vol.03, No. 08)
Publication Date: 2015-10-15
Authors : Malini. S; Roy A;
Page : 147-150
Keywords : Stress; Psychological Factors; Suicidal Hanging; Family History; Family Education;
The third causes of death among youths worldwide is suicide. Suicide rate in India is approximately 11.4 per 1 lakh in male and 8.0 per 1 lakh in female. In Indian study predominant suicidal victims are males, literates, married and from rural background. Aim of the present study is to asses Psychological factors, socio demographic characteristic in relation to family history of suicide associated with complete suicide by hanging. Out of 128 suicidal cases 80 cases which meet the criteria were selected for the present study. Data were collected using semi structured performer for the demographic, psychological, social, tying pattern. Knot analysis for type and handedness were analysed for family history and without the family history of suicide cases. More than 60% of suicide victims were in the age group of 15 to 34 yrs. Male outnumbered females in this study. Psychosocial stress were found in 71% of suicide victims. Granny or Reef knots were the most preferred used for suicidal hanging with family history of suicide. Using right hand proved left hemisphere dominance. Specific focus on identifying psychosocial factors, demographic variable, and increase risk of suicide can be identified at an early stage. The present study indicates that Suicide prevention strategies through family education programme can prevent the rate of suicide with family history and without family history of suicide.
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