What Is Suicide?

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What is suicide? Suicide is a death arising from an act inflicted upon oneself with the intent to kill oneself (Andriessen, 2006). History shows that suicide was unacceptable and if you committed the horrible act you were not allowed to be buried in the church cemetery, because you were deemed to have been evil and the corps would be severely beaten to allow the evil spirits to be released from the body. Another punishment for committing suicide was that your family lost all of their property and was forced to leave the community.
The way we see life and death, the way we respond to our everyday stressor will fluctuate as we go from childhood to adolescence to adulthood to old age. Suicide rates are very high among adolescents and young
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They are latterly in social transition from trying to figure out solving their own problems with peers to not having their parents to lean on as much for supervision. If the pressure becomes too much, they may look for guidance in other peers, that may be troubled themselves and could increase negative behavior and emotions.
According to Klomek et al., 2008, peer victimization of adolescents and suicide contributed to being bullied because of the way that one may have looked or spoke. Males were more likely to be bullied physically due to race or religion and females had sexual related roomers speeded about them more so than males. The more exposure to humiliation, the higher the risk for depression and .suicidality.
College age suicide rate is approximately 1,100 students from U.S. colleges and universities per year (Joffe, 2008). Most student have had the idea of committing suicide at least once in their life time, but the thought would only last for a day or so, easily blaming it on the stress of college life and the new responsibilities. New relationships, physical and emotional pain, or just a desire to end their
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This was a five year follow up using ages from 15 years of age and up in Helsinki, Finland. The mortality statistics were updated, all deaths up until June 1997 that was or participated in the study were identified by personal numbers. Death certificates were used to calculate the exact cause and time of death, 3.2% of the original people could not be identified, and 16 had died as a consequence of suicide attempts. There were 2,891 patients from the start, there were 1,402 males and 1,380 women that were included in the follow up.
Male suicide attempters regardless of the cause was expected to die 15 times faster than that expected of nine times for a woman. (Table 2) Although the risk of other horrible deaths are higher in women than that of men. The standardized mortality ratio (SMR) is high for undetermined deaths and women suicide attempters, homicides and undetermined causes shows greater risk than

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