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An ecological approach to explain suicide by self-immolation among women in rural Iran.
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PMID:  23022894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Suicide by self-immolation, or lighting oneself on fire, is the most common method of suicide used among women in rural Iran. Understanding the underlying mechanisms that may lead women to commit suicide by self-immolation is necessary for the development of empirically-supported prevention programs. Currently, no integrative approach to the risk factors for self-immolation among women in rural areas, or the interactions between them, is available. Based in ecology theory, we review the risk factors for suicide by self-immolation and present them in terms of ecological theory in an attempt to offer an integrative approach for prevention of self-immolation among women in rural Iran. We conclude by recommending a multifaceted approach to prevention of self-immolation.
Authors:
Leeba Rezaie; David C Schwebel
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosciences (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1319-6138     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosciences (Riyadh)     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101252453     Medline TA:  Neurosciences (Riyadh)     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Farabi Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), Blvd Davoolat Abad, Kermanshah 6719851151, Iran. Tel. +98 (918) 8364414. Fax. +98 (831) 8264163. E-mail: la_rezaie@yahoo.com.
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