According to the world health organization report, per 40 seconds a person in the world commits suicide
suicides belong to China and Russia. Approximately 20to 60 million people
world Heaith Organization wide commit suicide yearly but only one million succeed.
year on September tenth, which is "world Suicide Prevention Day" , in
order to increase awareness, provide preventive measures and decrease the rate
of suicide victims around the world, a special ceremony is held in different
and having "World Suicide Prevention Day" ceremony give the chance to
organizations, agencies and individuals to raise awareness about suicide,
mental illnesses associated with suicide and suicide prevention.
Iravani, who is a psychiatrist, about sucicides that are committed in Iran declared: Due to the
fact that suicide is considered a sin in our country, families are reluctant to
bring up such cases and accurate statistics were not released on this regard
but the numbers of suicides in deprived provinces are more.
called suicide an anti-social phenomenon and mentioned that suicide is
considered one of the most important issues in mental health and several
factors such as psychological, genetic, cultural, social and economical factors
play a role in suicide commitment.
continued: most suicides are the result of psychological pressures and mostly
show the potentially of mood disorders in the person, and along with
psychological problems caused by depression, factors such as excessive use of
alcohol and drugs can also cause suicide.
said: some issues that can decrease suicide rate are providing public awareness
about mental health, identifying symptoms of depression and breaking the taboo
of visiting psychiatrists. Suicidal thoughts have been seen among patients but
fortunately the religious ideologies and values of the society have caused a
lot of people to avoid committing suicide.
told: schizophrenia patients, patients with depression, patients with bipolar
disorders or borderlines or borderline personality are those who have committed
suicide more. Also , availability of
materials that facilitate such as some drugs, rice tablets are other factors
that increase suicide motivation and authorities should have more control over