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Suicide and its relationship with demographic variables, psychiatric diagnosis and duration of disorders in patients of Ghods psychiatric hospital

Journal: Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (Vol.4, No. 3)

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Page : 49-57

Keywords : suicide; demographic variable; psychiatric patients; psychiatric diagnosis;

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Background: Today suicide is a major problem in the realm of mental health, and usually it has a psychological theme. Since the psychiatric patients gives so much attention in this scope, so, as a major aims of this study, studying the relation between suicide and demographic variables, psychiatric diagnosis and duration of mental illness among psychiatric patients is needed. Method: As an analytic-descriptive study, among all patients who have the inclusion criteria, those who admit informed consent (152 participant), complete questionnaires and other needed information's. Then other necessary data's were gives from the psychiatric documentations of the patients. Alongside data's which gives from the patients and their hospital documentations, the Beck scale for suicidal ideation was used. The 20th version of SPSS software was used to analyzing data's and it did through these statistical analyses: Pearson's Coloration Coefficient, independent T test, and one-way ANOVA. Finding: With regard to statistical analysis there was not any significant relationship between suicide grade and demographic variables, psychiatric diagnosis and the duration of mental illness among patients. Conclusion: the distribution of the sample scores not relies on any demographic variables. It seems that cultural and social variables are important to keep in our mind. With taking account our limitations, further studies need to find exclusive and specific data's.

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