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Special Issue Title:

Differences in suicide between men and women: epidemiology, physiopathology and forensic features

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 February 2022

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  • Guest Editor

    Luigi CipolloniE-MailWebsite

    PhD, Professor, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

    Interests: Forensic sciences, Crime scene investigation, Forensic histopathology, Criminalistics

  • Guest Editor

    Tista Ghosh E-MailWebsite

    The former Chief Medical Officer of the state of Coloradois, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, USA

    Interests: Suicidal epidemiology, Suicide, Suicide rate, Mental health

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

According to the WHO, hundreds of thousands of people die every year from suicide, constituting a major cause of death especially in the adolescent and young adult population. Several risk factors have been associated with suicide and these vary according to the sex and age of the population. Furthermore, the method in which suicide is attempted or committed varies according to the population. Statistically based evidence shows that men typically use violent methods, whereas women use less traumatic methods.

The purpose of this special issue is therefore to characterize gender differences in suicidal events by examining specific forensic evidence in terms of behavioral and injury patterns.

This special issue aims to address gender differences in suicide in the following areas:

- Epidemiology of suicide

- Risk factors for suicide

- Neurobiology of suicide

- Crime scene investigation

- Criminology of suicide

- Suicide method

- Injury pattern (external and internal) of suicide

Luigi Cipolloni and Tista Ghosh

Guest editors


Suicide; Epidemiology; Risk factors; Neurobiology; Crime scene investigation; Criminology; Suicide method; Injury pattern

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Published Papers (3 papers)

Open Access Special Issue

Investigation of suicide deaths in Turkey between 2015 and 2019

Emrah Emiral,Gulsum Ozturk Emiral,Zehra Arslan Cevik,Nergis Canturk,Gurol Canturk

Online publish date: 26 August 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.100

Abstract ( 467 ) PDF (374.74 kB) ( 138 )

Open Access Special Issue

Investigation of polymorphic variants of SLC6A4, TPH-1, and TPH-2 genes in cases of completed suicide

Duygu Yavuz Kilicaslan,Ozge Cumaogullari,Emrah Emiral,Nevriye Tezer,Bedriye Oncu,Hilal Ozdag,Nergis Canturk,N. Lale Satiroglu Tufan

Online publish date: 15 September 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.116

Abstract ( 391 ) PDF (181.83 kB) ( 153 )

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