Analysis of Suicide in Adolescent Teens Suicide is becoming an increasingly larger social issue in today's society, and is affecting all lives in one way or another. It is not a topic that is discussed as much as other social topics and a lot of the time, it’s awareness is only talked about when someone committed the act. Suicide is the act of an individual taking their own life. Many families of people who have committed this act have plenty of questions regarding suicide, such as “Why does this happen?”, or “How could we have helped them?”. This issue is very high in adolescent nowadays, and the rates are increasing.
Psychology behind Connecticut school shooting The Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut is one of the most devastating mass shootings that has occurred in the US. Adam Lanza is the man who massacred 20 children and 6 adults after committing matricide following up with his suicide, with a semi-automatic rifle. Police have announced that Adam had been diagnosed with Asperger 's a form of autism, as well as prior issues with being bullied during elementary schooling. Parents have been left devastated and the rest baffled at Adam 's spontaneous behavior. If I were a psychologist I would first looks at Adam 's childhood, which fortunately the police report points out, which points to me that a more behavioral and cognitive
This is a real tragedy in that one person’s suicidal behavior accidentally took a life of an innocent man. Furthermore, people who witnessed a suicide scene can be immensely shocked psychologically. In the worst case, it can be a lifelong trauma to the witness. For example, in the aforementioned incident, witnesses were the killed man’s(->well, you already mentioned about the guy, so you can just say “his”. But you don’t have to.)
In today's society it is very important that we discuss violence, because it is beginning to get out of hand and extremely dangerous we have young children killing up one another every day and it is sad. When watching the news or getting on social media all you see is rest in peace, fatal shooting, mass shooting, and innocent students at school getting shot. For instance, the shooting that happen at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the worst massing shooting since Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Connecticut. Also Las Vegas Strip shooting was the deadliest in Modern American history where fifty-eight was killed and five hundred injured. Violence is becoming rapid and wide spread all over the word it is time for it to come to a stop.
This issue is very high in adolescent nowadays, and the rates are increasing. There are a number a reasons why adolescent take their own lives, or even have thoughts of doing so. The possible mental illness him or her has, or their experience and perception of life has been pushed to the point where they cannot handle living anymore. Although it is said that suicide in adolescents and young adults is ridiculous, and that they are being selfish, but wanting to end their own lives happens to them too. Types of Suicide According to Emile Durkheim, there are four different types of suicide.
Teens tend to revert to social media, which can damage their self esteem, if used improperly. They have extraordinarily high levels of stress, which can cause them anxiety, one of the biggest mental illnesses in correlation with suicide, including depression, bipolar disorders, and insomnia. If a teen has any of these problems, they are four times more likely to commit suicide. Education and parents can put massive expectations upon them, and if they fail to meet those expectations, they will feel as if they are a failure. It is the third leading cause of death kids age 5-24 and can be preventable if schools and parents were to ask young adults questions about having suicidal thoughts and education on where to go to receive help.“Do you ever feel so badly that you think about suicide?” “Do you have a plan to commit suicide or take your life?” “Have you thought about when you would do it (today, tomorrow, next week)?” “Have you thought about what method you would use?” (Kroning, Maureen; Kroning, Kayla, Teen Depression and Suicide: A Silent Crisis, Journal of Christian Nursing) These are some of the questions Journal of Christian Nursing recommends you ask, instead of being afraid to plant the idea in the kids mind.
“Every year 42,773 American’s die in the United States by suicide” according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Suicide changed my life because I lost my best friend. Who would 've thought that would have ever happened? It doesn’t really cross our minds until someone in our family commits suicide. I never really knew what suicide really was, or I would joke about it all the time not knowing what it could do to a whole family.
Media containing sexual content is harming teens all around the country and making the overall status of the United States of America worse. Sexual media overall could be considered an epidemic along with the epidemics of teen pregnancy, drug use, and unprotected sex. Going further in time, it should be strongly considered whether or not sexual content in media is good for adolescents, and said media should be properly
During the study of school violence in South African schools, Burton (2008) found that about 1.8 million of all pupils between grade 3 and grade 12 (15.3%) had experience violence in one form or another. Burton (2008) found that 12.8% of the learners had been threatened with violence, 5, 8% had been assaulted, and 2, 3% had experience some form of sexual violence at school. In this essay causes of sexual assaults namely; peer pressure, drugs and alcohol, Background screening and solutions namely: community involvement and safety policies will be discussed thoroughly. First and foremost, peer pressure leads to sexual assaults in schools. Peer pressure occurs when individual choose to adopt the attitudes or behaviors of others because of real or imagined pressure.
What is Bullying? Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of power or strength. Bullying can take many forms, such as hitting, kicking, threatening another, teasing, name-calling, excluding from a group, or sending mean notes or e-mails. How common is bullying? Approximately 30 percent of all children and youth in grades 9 through 14 have been bullied or have bullied other children "sometimes" or more often within a semester.
The mass suicide in Jonestown is easily one of the most infamous events in modern history. The saying “Drink the Kool-Aid” is from this event and still used to this day. The mass suicide happened in 1978, yet people still have so many questions. They cannot wrap their minds on why people would just follow a man to another country and kill themselves. I believe they do not understand what being in a group can cause and what some would do just because of being in that group.
Did you know teen suicide is the 10th leading cause of death. When a teen commits suicide everyone is affected. Family , friends , ex partners , even people who didn 't know that person very well. They all feel some sort of guilt because they knew that maybe with just speaking to them about things. They could of done something to help prevent the situation.