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Poisoning death in Bangladesh: seven years study in the CID chemical laboratory

Author Affiliations

  • 1Office of the Chief Chemical Examiner, CID, Bangladesh Police, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2Office of the Chief Chemical Examiner, CID, Bangladesh Police, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 3Office of the Chief Chemical Examiner, CID, Bangladesh Police, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 9, Issue (2), Pages 45-51, April,14 (2020)

Abstract

Increasing number of suicide makes it a serious problem of recent days. Suicide makes disorder in society.One of the main reasons behind this drastic increase is that , a person with suicidal tendency get influenced by the suicide of others. But the pattern of suicide such as using components for suicidal cases are changed. From our seven years study it is found that uses of sedative pill and alcoholic substances are increasing compare to pesticide. May be bad smell and unavailability in urban area is responsible for this. It is also found that poisonous death of female victims of age limit 0-20 years and 21-40 years is higher than that of male victims. Whereas it is higher for male victims when we consider the age limit 41years and above. Counseling is important to prevent suicide. Proper employment, public awareness, socio-economic development, family bonding, community education in rural area, and social safety etc. are necessary to prevent from consuming poison.

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