Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Self-Immolation: The Literacy History Between India and Iran

Mohsen Rezaeian 1 , *
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1 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Occupational Environmental Research Center, Rafsanjan Medical School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: December 28, 2015, 9 (4); e1581
  • Published Online: December 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Commentaries
  • Received: January 3, 2015
  • Revised: February 13, 2015
  • Accepted: May 4, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-1581

To Cite: Rezaeian M. Self-Immolation: The Literacy History Between India and Iran, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2015 ; 9(4):e1581. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-1581.

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1. Background
2. Poem Suz Va Gudaz (Burning and Melting)
3. Discussion
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