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Epidemiology of Suicide and its Associated Socio-demographic Factors in Patients Admitted to Emergency Department of Zahedan Khatam-Al-Anbia Hospital

Fatemeh Behmanehsh Pour 1 , Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei 2 , * and Nour-Mohammad Bakhshani 3
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1 Pregnancy Health Research Center , Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
3 Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Department of Clinical Psychology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: December 01, 2014, 3 (4); e22637
  • Published Online: December 21, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 8, 2014
  • Revised: August 14, 2014
  • Accepted: August 15, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.22637

To Cite: Behmanehsh Pour F, Tabatabaei S M, Bakhshani N. Epidemiology of Suicide and its Associated Socio-demographic Factors in Patients Admitted to Emergency Department of Zahedan Khatam-Al-Anbia Hospital, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2014 ; 3(4):e22637. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.22637.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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