Seasonality of self-destructive behaviour: seasonal variations in demographic and suicidal characteristics in Van, Turkey.

@article{Aydin2013SeasonalityOS,
  title={Seasonality of self-destructive behaviour: seasonal variations in demographic and suicidal characteristics in Van, Turkey.},
  author={Adem Aydin and Mustafa Gulec and Murat Boysan and Yavuz Selvi and Fatih Selvi and Muhammed Tayyib Kadak and L{\"u}tfullah Beşiroğlu},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={110-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Seasonality is one of the most interesting but still elusive issue in suicide research. Linkages of seasonality in suicides to possible contributors such as gender, type of method used, and climatic factors have received attention in different cultures. We aimed at evaluating seasonal trends in suicidal behaviour according to demographic characteristics, reasons for self-destructive behaviour and means preferred in suicide. METHODS Our aim was to assess the seasonal variation in… CONTINUE READING

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