Mustafa Gokhan Dizdar

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Suicide is a significant problem in the world. Sharing the information about the national suicide rates in the international scientific area is an important issue for not only the solution of the problem, but also improving the efforts for decreasing the suicidal deaths. We aimed to add the statistical information about the rates, the risk factors, and the(More)
169 Received August 13, 2012; accepted September 13, 2012. Published online October 2, 2012; doi: 10.1620/tjem.228.169. Correspondence: Nergis Canturk, Department of Criminalistics, Institute of Forensic Sciences, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey. e-mail: nergiscanturk@yahoo.com *A part of the data (5 death cases) was presented as a poster presentation in(More)
BACKGROUND Female suicide is an important problem not only for women but for public health in general. METHODS Autopsy reports from the Van Chief Public Prosecutor's Office from 2005 to 2011 were reviewed retrospectively in order to analyse female deaths from suicide. RESULTS Sixty-six female suicide cases were recorded during 2005-2011. The mean age of(More)
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