Teen Suicide Research Paper

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Teenage Suicide
The Faculty of High School Department
Claret College of Isabela
Isabela City, Basilan

In partial fulfilment
Of the requirement in ENGLISH IV

Presented by:
Melvin Carmel M. Manapol II
IV-St.Lorenzo Ruiz

Presented to
Mr. Robert V Carbayas
February 2011
Table of Contents

Title Page i Approval Sheet ii Acknowledgements iii Dedication iv Abstract v

Chapter I
Background Information
Statement of the problem
Research Hypothesis
Conceptual Framework of the Study
Significance of the study
Scope and Delimitation of the Study

Chapter II
Review of Related Literature

Chapter III: Research Methodology
Research Setting
Research Design
Data Gathering Procedure
Validation of Instrument

Chapter IV
Summary, Presentation, Analysis and Interpretation of Data

Chapter V Conclusion And Recommendation
Curriculum Vitae
Survey Form

Approval Sheet
The research paper entitled Why do people commit suicide is submitted by Melvin Carmel M. Manapol II in partial fulfilment of the requirement in ENGLISH IV is hereby accepted.

Robert V Carbayas
Research Adviser

Passed and submitted the Research Proposal on February, 2011. Approved by the oral examination Committee with a grade of .

Robert V Carbayas

Mr. Carlito Layos Ms. Jennifer Flores Member Member

Accepted in partial fulfilment of the requirement in English IV Mrs. Ma. Janet F. Sagoso
High School Principal
I would like to thank my family for helping me in this research paper financially and to my friend who is supporting me in doing this research paper.

I would like to dedicate this research paper to my parents for supporting and my friends for still supporting me.


This paper researches the causes of teenage suicides. Terming suicide as one of the leading causes of death and an important public health problem worldwide, the author presents statistics for the prevalence of suicidesworldwide and amongst teenagers. The paper discusses the causes of teensuicide according to three perspectives: the sociological perspective, the psychological perspective and the biological/medical perspective. From these perspectives, the author draws and tests hypotheses with a survey conducted among 34 random students. The paper explains the results of the hypotheses but warns that the survey was conducted in Malaysia and as such, the hypotheses that did not concur with the participants' opinion were probably due to different values compared to that of Western society. In closing, the author also provides recommendations to the problem of teenage suicide viasuicide intervention programs. This paper includes tables, graphs and charts. 

Chapter I
Suicide is the third most common cause of death amongst adolescents between 15-24 years of age, and the sixth most common cause of death amongst 5-14 year olds. It is estimated that over half of all teens suffering from...
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