International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine and Dentistry | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018

Study of Suicide among Adolescent and Adults in Varanasi (U. P.)

Piyush Kumar Gangwar | Manoj Kumar Pathak [3]

Abstract: Suicide rates are commonly highest among middle aged males, rates among young people have been increasing. Young adults are a particularly vulnerable group, Risk factors related to the family include parenting style, family history of mental illness and suicide, and physical and sexual abuse in childhood. The present study entitled Study of suicide among adolescents and adults in Varanasi (U. P. ) is carried out with the help of cases brought for Post-mortem examination in the Department of Forensic Medicine, I. M. S. , B. H. U. , Varanasi, where autopsy was conducted, over a span of 1st January 2016 to 31st July 2017. Analysis of socio-demographic observations of the victims (e. g. age, sex, residential status, social status, occupation etc. ) along with important observations with regards to medico-legal aspects of these cases have been included. Highest number of deaths were in 20 to 30 years age group followed by 31 to 45 years age group then

Keywords: suicide, young age, hanging, motive

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,

Pages: 1698 - 1700

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