A Self-inflicted Hot Oil Burn in a Male With a Major Psychiatric Disorder: A Case Report

Zahra Ismaili Shahroudi Moqaddam, Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani
2019 Hospital Practices and Research  
Suicide is a major challenge to public health worldwide, and self-inflicted burn is one of the most violent suicide methods. Case Presentation: In this case, a self-inflicted hot oil burn in a male with schizotypal personality and major depressive disorder is reported. Conclusion: Psychiatric disorders, marital problems, and economic poverty are mentioned as risk factors for self-inflicted burn. Thus, these risk factors should be considered in the management of self-inflicted burn patients.
doi:10.15171/hpr.2019.28 fatcat:2vw74bs4tva4xixj7iwlk7xscq