Essays Tagged: "suicide rate"

JAIL SUICIDES PREVENTION

tates is plagued by a countless number of social dilemmas. Althoughnot in constant public scrutiny, suicide is a serious problem which has seemed tohave lost importance. When suicide is coupled with a ... incarceration itbecomes an increasingly complex situation. In fact, research indicates that the jailsuicide rate ranges from 2.5 to 13 times greater than the rate of the generalpopulation (Winkler 199 ...

(5 pages) 176 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

suicide

(, 1)Suicide is intentional self-inflicted acts that end indeath('Suicide,' Compton's). After a series of ... a series of traumaticevents, normal coping abilities can be pushed over the edge;the result may be suicide. In each year, an average of30,000 suicide deaths occur in the United States. It isestimated ... , an average of30,000 suicide deaths occur in the United States. It isestimated that 5,000 of those suicides are committed byteenagers(SAVE, 2). One major reason that the suicide rateamong teenagers i ...

(4 pages) 299 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Teenage Suicide

Teenage SuicideThe killing of own life intentionally is referred as suicide. Over the pastyears, American so ... uicide. Over the pastyears, American society has been concerned about this issue, especiallyteenage suicide. The suicide rate among teenagers is not constant for a periodof time; it keeps changing ove ... g teenagers is not constant for a periodof time; it keeps changing over time. Most of the time, the suicide rate amongboys is greater than that among girls.Different types of people in our society res ...

(5 pages) 303 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is a journal essay i did in psychology on adolescent depression and risk factors.

Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. It is now responsible for more deaths in youth aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or ... or more deaths in youth aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer. Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly under diagnosed and leads to serious difficult ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Depression in adolescent.

herefore, it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youth's aged 15 to 19 than cardiov ... outh's aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly under diagnosed and leads to serious difficult ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Adolescent Depression - The Under Acknowledged Disease.

Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiova ... youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly underdiagnosed and leads to serious difficulti ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Adolescent Depression: The Under Acknowledged Disease

Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiova ... youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly underdiagnosed and leads to serious difficulti ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Adolescence

pinions are raised about weather such a stage of childhood is influenced by stress, depression, and suicide rate. Some people support the optimistic view that says that adolescence is not a period of ... icates, adolescent depression is the result of mood disorders accompanying this period and the high suicide rate that is basically a result of such a depression.By analyzing depression, we will find t ...

(5 pages) 145 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Suicide and why people make the decision to die

SuicideThe highest suicide rate in this country is from 75-84, many old people find themselves usele ... ger. Young people can make a huge difference to the elderly by talking and paying attention to them.Suicide seems a strange topic in a chapter about family, yet we should understand that in many cases ... at in many cases family and the breaking up of a family is one of the main reasons people resort to suicide. If anyone you care for shows prolonged symptoms of withdrawal or snappishness just talk to ...

(1 pages) 82 3 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Adolescent Depression

Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiova ... youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly under diagnosed and leads to serious difficult ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Suicide among Aboriginal people

e, for reasons that have never been fully understood, choose to end their own lives. This is called suicide, which means literally self-killing. Every year, an average of 4,000 deaths occured by suici ... numbers show the importance of the problem in today's society, considering that more people die by suicide than by homicide. The individual, in seemingly hopeless conflict with the world, decides to ...

(8 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Adolescent Depression.

Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiova ... youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly underdiagnosed and leads to serious difficulti ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Teen Suicide.

Why do Teens Contemplate Suicide? As the third largest cause of death between the ages of 15 and 24, the adolescent suicide r ... crease has occurred over the last three decades. While there are approximately 10,000 reported teen suicides annually, it is estimated that the number of teen suicides is actually three to four times ... the number of teen suicides is actually three to four times that number when unreported deaths and "suicide equivalents" are added. The teenage years are a period of turmoil for just about everyone. Y ...

(7 pages) 123 1 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Title: Capital Punishment

-2002, 7,524 death sentences were issued, 820 inmates on death row, 268 who died of natural causes, suicides or murder. The suicide rate on death row is 133 per 100,000. There have been 176 commuted s ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Teenage Suicide

According to David Lester, "So ubiquitous is the impulse to commit suicide that one out of every two Americans has at some time considered, threatened, or actually att ... ericans has at some time considered, threatened, or actually attempted suicide." The vast spread of suicide today is a severe problem that the United States is forced to face. Teenagers tend to commit ... have occurred in their lives, because of the lack of life experience. The programs that bring down suicide numbers, like support organizations, help prevent teenager suicide, because they teach peopl ...

(7 pages) 81 1 4.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Advanced Hypothesis Paper

Advanced Hypothesis Test on SuicideIn our Hypothesis test paper we discussed suicide statistics. What is suicide, "Suicide is a ... ous public health problem that devastates individuals, families, and communities" (SPAN USA, 2005). Suicide is defined as taking one's own life. As we learned in our last paper suicide behavior is com ... s we learned in our last paper suicide behavior is complex. "National Vital Statistics Report shows suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans. We learned in the last report the suicid ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Power and class in the united

1.On Durkheim, Why do the U.S.A have a high suicide rate use Durkheim's two notions Egoistic and Anomie suicide? Durkheim insisted that individu ... formed. The U.S.A is no exception because lady liberty follows a social structure. The high rate of suicide is because of Individual Isolation. The breakup of the family could be working or divorced. ... aken the loss of religion that includes rituals, church groups, and the beliefs. Another reason the suicide rate is high in the U.S.A is the loss of community. You can be lonely walking into a crowd, ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Borderline Personality Disorder

oung women, thereby contributing to the onset of the disorder.2. BPD is associated with an elevated suicide rate. What reasons do you believe account for the surprisingly high incidence of parasuicida ... est ways to respond to a person who displays suicidal gestures? One of the primary risk factors for suicide is a stressful or traumatic life event that is experienced as humiliating or shameful. The b ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

During my extensive sociological research on suicide, I have found

During my extensive sociological research on suicide, I have found some surprising results on six more subjects based upon social bonds. I have d ... s on six more subjects based upon social bonds. I have discovered that Jewish people have had lower suicide rates than Protestants or Catholics. The reason for this is that Jewish had a lower suicide ... or granted. The second result is that people with higher levels of education have had higher suicide rates than those with lower education. This is due in part to their lives years after the ed ...

(2 pages) 632 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Handguns at home

, I have another reason for not keeping a handgun at home. This reason is people use guns to commit suicide. This story is about Pete who was furious. Final grades were out, and his were not good. The ... pulled the trigger.The New England Journal of Medicine reported that 83 percent of the guns used in suicides. This study also said the rise in the suicide rate might be controlled if people did not ow ...

(3 pages) 529 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays