Suicides in Turkey between 1996 and 2005: general perspective.

  title={Suicides in Turkey between 1996 and 2005: general perspective.},
  author={Mahmut Aşirdizer and Mehmet Sunay Yavuz and Serpil Demirag Aydin and Mustafa Gokhan Dizdar},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={31 2},
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 methods of suicides in Turkey to the literature. The suicide rates in Turkey increased in the period between 1996 and 2005 years; it was 3.8… CONTINUE READING

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