Number of suicides increases in Azerbaijan’s south region
Azerbaijan, Lankaran, Dec.11 / Trend , corr. P.Aliyeva /The number of suicide in the south Masalli region of Azerbaijan increased in 2008.
In 2008, 12 suicides were committed, which in comparison with the last year is more by three facts, in the region, Rizvan Hasanov, the Prosecutor of Masalli region, said to Trend .
Eight suicides were committed by men. The majority of the cases of suicide was perfected through the hanging.
According to the Prosecutor, the majority of suicides s had problems with the mental condition; they suffered nervous and other severe illnesses. In essence those, who decided to committee suicide, were persons from 18 to 40 years old.
According to data of the World Health Organization, approximately a million of people commits suicide each year. Approximately one percent of this number falls out in the share of Azerbaijan. However, Hungary and Sweden according to the number of suicides in the world divide between share the first place. A similar statistics also is conducted over the last two years in Azerbaijan
percent of people committed suicide is mental patients in the world", Geray
Geraybayli, the chief psychiatrist of the Health Ministry, said.
According to him, the majority of suicides among the young people comprise women, and among the people of middle age - men
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