JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.54, pp.91-95, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Suicide, Altitude, Climate, Temperature, Rainfall, LONG-TERM, TEMPERATURE, MORTALITY, RISK, ASSOCIATION, DEPRESSION, TAIWAN, EUROPE, TRENDS
Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated:
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.