• Emile Durkheim- Study of Suicide
    several European nations' suicide rate statistics, which proved to be relatively constant. Thus, a common trend towards suicide was discovered. **MAIN POINT OF DURKHEIM’S RESEARCH ON SUICIDE**: He proposed different types of suicide, based on the degrees of social integration – how a person is...
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  • Teen Suicide Related to Substance Abuse
    rates have increased significantly; suicide is now the third leading cause of death among persons age 15 to 14 years old . Intervention and prevention efforts designed to reduce the incidence of adolescent suicide have been only marginally successful (Shreve & Kunkel, 1991). The issue of the...
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  • Psychology
    increase in the number of women owning guns, suicide by firearms has now become first choice of method of women. Consequently, the fatality rate or women is now changing. (Attempted suicides are successful 80% of the time when firearms are involved, but only 10% of drug or poison ingestions are fatal-a...
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  • Sociology and Suicide
    , occurring when social norms and values are confused and unclear to the individual. This gives rise to crime and deviation, especially during periods of social disruption such as economic depression; ‘anomie’ is produced, resulting in higher rates of deviation. One such type is ‘suicide...
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  • Why People Commit Suicide? Discuss in Relation to Durkheim’s Work.
    countries and categories of people within each country showed that suicide rates were relatively constant; therefore it must be a social fact that a collective tendency towards suicide existed (Thompson, 1989:110). Durkheim examined suicide statistics and found that no matter how diverse and unique the...
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  • Cpllege Students Suicide by Jim Rogers
    College Student Suicide College Student SuicideSuicide Rates of College Students (per 100,000) Age 17-19 20-24 Total Women 1.2 4.5 4.5 Men 5.7 9.0 10.0 Total 3.4 7.1 7.5 • The Big Ten Student Suicide Study (Silverman et al., 1997), undertaken from 1980 to 1990 to determine the suicide...
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  • Suicide Among Adolescents
    suicide rates and SSRI prescription rates; they have found countries with higher rates of SSRI prescriptions in the 5 to 14 year old age range have lower suicide rates. The studies also identify that rates of suicide and suicide attempts lessen after the prescription of SSRI drugs to individual patients...
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  • Suicide
    they study. Arguments have been advanced that some people are more genetically disposed to depression, and thus to suicide, than others. All the basic forms of suicide that occurred in the past are found in modern nations. Recent trends in frequency rates are unclear because suicide statistics are...
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  • Increasing Crimes and Suicides Among Younth
    , argue that Durkheim was a realist. Main findings Factors uncovered through use of official statistics: suicide varies according to: religion, family size, political/national crises, economic conditions, occupational groups, the divorce rate. Conclusions * Within single societies the suicide...
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  • Farmers
    (NCRB) data, divides the States into four groups. The worst of these is Group II which includes, besides the Big Four, the State of Goa which shows a high farmers' suicide rate (FSR) - that is, suicides per 1,00,000 farmers. However, Goa's rate is based on tiny absolute numbers. All Group II States...
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  • Suicide
    since the late 1980s and has consistently exceeded the annual number of homicides. The suicide rate (number of suicide deaths per 100,000 people) in the United States has remained relatively stable since the 1950s, ranging between 10 and 13 per 100,000 each year. Suicide rates also vary between men...
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  • Suicide
    suicide. His theory talks about if suicide is only an individual choice the rates would be static and have no patterns. But, in his study he found that suicide rates are higher in times of peace then in times of war. I believe that is because in hard times people come together. He also found there...
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  • Suicide Prevention
    who has committed suicide. Suicide must be addressed with the proper awareness and education. The military offers such programs as the Resiliency Camp to combat increasing rates within the military. The National Center for Suicide Prevention offers a free class for anyone, to help aide in the...
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  • Teenage Suicide
    Teenage Suicide in the Middle East Generally-speaking, from the data available, the teen suicide rate in the Middle East is tremendously low – lower in this region than anywhere in the entire world. Part of this, however, may be due to underreporting. Few nations in the Middle East have...
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  • Suicide
    ? (5) Is suicide found in animals other than humans? (6) Why have we failed to have a major impact on the suicide rate despite all of our efforts and will we ever have an impact? (7) Is there a natural suicide rate? Keywords: Gaia hypothesis; suicide; rationality; burdensomeness; instinct...
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  • Suicides Analysis India
    in 2007 — 15,184 — four of the top six states with the highest suicide rates are from South India. While Andhra Pradesh recorded 14,882 suicide deaths, Tamil Nadu registered 13,811 deaths followed by Karnataka (12,304) and Kerala (8,962). What’s worse, of these four states, three have recorded an...
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  • Why Is the Teenage depression rate so high?
    . 2010) It's been found that “more teenagers actually die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, aids, birth defects, strokes, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, all combined.” (Borchard, T. 2010) The suicide rate in teenagers all relates back to the new found high depression rate in...
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  • Assss
    of suicide in males increased from 0.23 to 3.59 per 100,000 between 1984 and 2005. Similarly, rates rose from 0.12 to 1.09 per 100,000 in females. Amongst females, suicide rates were highest in 15-24 year olds, whilst in males rates were similar in all age groups throughout the study period. The...
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  • Durkheim's Theory of Suicide
    causes, as well as examining the variations in suicide rates by means of his hypothesis of social integration and regulatory functions of society. In doing so, this will determine the outcome if there are any complications to his theory. Emile Durkheim wrote a book called "Le Suicide" one of which...
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  • Suicide
    forms of suicide that occurred in the past are found in modern nations. Recent trends in frequency rates are unclear because suicide statistics are unreliable, and are collected in different ways in different places. Suicide rates are generally lower in Roman Catholic societies than in Protestant...
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