Evaluation of Drug Intoxications Due To Suicides

AYAZ T., BILIR O., Ersunan G., Sahin O. Z., YAVASI Ö., RAKICI H.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, vol.7, no.1, pp.53-56, 2015 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-56
  • Keywords: Suicide, Drug, Intoxication, RISK, DEPRESSION, TURKEY
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The intoxications occur via taking high doses of drugs or substances for the purpose of suicide or unconsciously. In this retrospective study, we aimed to explore the causes of intoxications and to evaluate the demographic and clinical features and the prognosis of patients who were followed and treated for intoxications in our intensive care unit or internal medicine clinic and secondly we aimed to add information for the data of intoxications in our country.