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Forms of Self-immolation in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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(2021) Forms of Self-immolation in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. p. 8. ISSN 1735-8639

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Abstract

Context: Self-immolation is one of the most violent methods of suicide and is considered a psychosocial problem. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the forms of self-immolation in Iran using a systematic review and meta-analysis method. Data Sources: In this study, seven papers published from 1999 to January 2020 were selected using keywords such as self-immolation and Iran in SID, Google Scholar, PubMed, Web of Science (ISI), Scopus, and Elsevier databases. Study Selection: Study selection was done by two independent researchers. The results of studies were pooled using the Freeman-Tukey Double Arcsine Transformation method. The heterogeneity among studies was checked using the Q-test and I-2 index. Data Extraction: Data were extracted using a data extraction form. Results: The total sample size was 9,470. The mortality rate in self-immolation subjects was estimated at 64 (95 CI: 0.56 - 0.73). The most important means of self-immolation was oil 89% (95% CI: 82% - 96%). Winter had the highest numbers of self-immolation 29 (95 CI: 22 - 37). Meta-regression showed no significant correlation between the mortality of self-immolation and the year of study. Conclusions: To reduce self-immolation, easy access to oil must be restricted in families, and high-risk people should have access to psychology consultation.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Sayemiri, K.UNSPECIFIED
Tavan, H.UNSPECIFIED
Shohani, M.UNSPECIFIED
Valizadeh, R.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Burns Iran Meta-analysis Suicides Systematic Review Psychiatry
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Page Range: p. 8
Journal or Publication Title: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 15
Number: 1
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5812/ijpbs.83774
ISSN: 1735-8639
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/3461

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