Characteristics of suicidal attacks in pregnancy; a multicenter study


Kavurmaci S. A., HORTU İ., İLGEN O., Gulbahar A.

JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/0167482x2022.2066517
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Keywords: Pregnancy, suicide, high-dose drug intake, paracetamol, trauma, ACETAMINOPHEN OVERDOSE, IDEATION, DEATHS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Maternal death, fetal death and suicidal attack (SA), each one of these topics are an important public health problem. A suicide attack attempt during pregnancy includes all these important issues together and requires additional attention. Some factors may show regional differences such as suicidal method, distribution of attempts according to the gestational week and the most common preferred drugs. The predetermination of these variables may allow taking preventive measures and advantages can be gains on maternal-fetal health.