The effect of altitude and climate on the suicide rates in Turkey


Aşırdizer M., KARTAL E. , Etli Y., TATLISUMAK E., Gumus O., HEKİMOĞLU Y., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, cilt.54, ss.91-95, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 54
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jflm.2017.12.012
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.91-95

Özet

Suicide is one of the most important public health problems. There was an association between suicide and several factors such as psychiatric diseases and psychological characteristics, somatic illness, cultural, socioeconomic, familial, occupational and individual risk factors. Also, high altitude and climatic factors including high temperature, cloudiness, more sunshine and low rainfalls were defined as some of these risk factors in the literature.