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A Survey of the Suicidal Attempt Risk Factors in Adolescents in Southern Iran

Pegah Katibeh 1 , Soroor Inaloo 2 , Nasrin Shokrpour 3 , * , Hasan Dashti 4 and Ali Alavi Shoostari 5
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1 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2 Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3 Professor of English, English Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
4 Resident of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
5 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Psychology, Pediatrics Psychology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of School Health: January 2018, 5 (1); e12783
  • Published Online: November 6, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 10, 2017
  • Revised: September 19, 2017
  • Accepted: September 23, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/intjsh.12783

To Cite: Katibeh P, Inaloo S, Shokrpour N, Dashti H, Alavi Shoostari A. A Survey of the Suicidal Attempt Risk Factors in Adolescents in Southern Iran, Int J School Health. 2018 ; 5(1):e12783. doi: 10.5812/intjsh.12783.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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