Essays Tagged: "Youth suicide"

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

Youth suicide, a growing issue on Australian shores.

Carefree, well-educated and FULL of potential - that's the youth of the new millennium!Statistically we are living longer and have a better quality of life tha ... e living longer and have a better quality of life than past generations. Yet suicide, in PARTICULAR youth suicide, continues to be a major issue on our shores.Although statistics vary from study to st ... r issue on our shores.Although statistics vary from study to study, most informed people agree that youth suicide is a major and increasing problem within the Australian community.Young people aged 15 ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Teen suicides some grammer mistakes but preety good...

The purpose of this paper is to explain the causes and effects of teen suicides. Some causes are depression, stress, parents, drugs, popularity status, and self doubt or e ... a life, young or old, the anguish and grief from family and loved ones. About 30,000 people commit suicide a year. To me this number is quite high, and to think that number is always rising -- especi ... nd to think that number is always rising -- especially with the future generations. College student suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for their age group. Also, from ages 10-14 it is the 4th l ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Suicide

ssness and despair.There is no single reason why a person considers suicide as the only escape.Some youth perceive suicide as being a final option a person chooses when he or she feels like they have ... son chooses when he or she feels like they have no other viable options for survival.The effects of youth suicide can be devastating. Often the parents, families and friends had no idea he or she was ...

(3 pages) 78 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Suicide, why is it more common in todays society?

SuicideWhy is suicide becoming more common in Australia today amongst the youth in today's society? What influences suicide? Why does suicide occur and how can it be helped s ... ce the greatest risk of suicide are young people aged Fifteen to Thirty and those over Sixty-five. (Youth suicide in Australia 18.03.2004)It is estimated that for every completed suicide there is one ... ent ways that people can help prevent suicide from occurring. The way that parents can help prevent youth suicide is to mainly form a good relationship with their children by, providing a stable, safe ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

It has been argued that youth unemployment explains the increasing suicide rate involving young people. How useful is this explanation?

ctors. Both Australia and other industrialised countries are presently experiencing high numbers of youth suicide deaths. An individual involved in unemployment may experience many of the precursors t ... suicide is problematic, as the causation of suicide is not reliable. Sociological approaches to the youth suicide issue have identified relationships with wider social and political variables includin ...

(9 pages) 66 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Teen Suicide

Teen suicide has had a substantial growth in the past couple of years. It is now one of the most common w ... to die. It is the third leading cause of death for teens from the ages of 15-24 . The issue of teen suicide has been around for a long time. It is usually caused by stress and in a sense teen suicide ... n suicide has been around since children have been getting stress put onto them more and more. Teen suicide is a very common issue. As I stated before it is the third leading cause for the deaths of t ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Teen Suicide research essay

Teen Suicide research essayWhy is teen suicide the second leading cause of death among teens in the untie ... pression seems to be the leading factor for this great epidemic. Sadly enough some teens think that suicide is the only way out, and is the only answer to their problems. Every hour and forty five min ... their problems. Every hour and forty five minutes another young teen takes their live by committing suicide.There seems to be a lot of things leading up to suicide and those things are called risk fac ...

(3 pages) 96 2 3.0 Mar/2005

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

Teenage Suicide

is the 2nd leading cause of death among college students and the third-leading cause of death among youth overall (ages 15-24). (Shaffer,4)· Teen/youth suicide rates have tripled since 1970. (S ... 200% over the last decade. Salvatore,32)" Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer. Recent studies have shown that greater t ...

(11 pages) 112 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide "What are the monstrous forces that so overwhelm teenagers that they can see no solution oth ... ly complex problem. It appears that more and more teenagers these days are attempting or committing suicide, with fewer and fewer reasons why. Some commit suicide with no warning signs at all, others ... which is the scary thing: very few people can sense those indications until it's too late. Although suicide cannot always be blamed on one certain problem, a lot of the suicide attempts and suicides a ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Presentation: Teenage Suicide.

is the 2nd leading cause of death among college students and the third-leading cause of death among youth overall (ages 15-24).• Teen/youth suicide rates have tripled since 1970.Ninety p ... of times teenagers have periods of self-doubt, feelings of inferiority and isolation. Many suicidal youths experience family troubles, which lead them to doubt their self-worth and make them unwanted, ...

(3 pages) 548 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol