Relationship Between Religion And Suicide

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Hanwool Sky Lee Sociology- Mr. Sergio November 3rd 2014 Social Research 1. Topic: The relationship between religion and suicide 2. Approach: Mental health and psychological effects of religion 3. Objectives General objectives: 1) Define the terms of teen suicide and religion 2) Prevent teen suicide through comment of specialists in the area of religion and suicide Specific objectives: 1) Analyze teen suicidal tendencies of students from 9th to 12th grades at The Notre Dame school 2) Compare and contrast the attitudes of students in different religion with respect to suicide. 3) Explain how religion influences to one’s behavior and belief 4. Aim: How does the religion influence to teen suicide? 5. Theory Brief introduction of teen suicide: According to the study of CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), suicide is the third leading cause of death of teenagers from 15 to 24 year olds, while accidents and homicide take first and second. Suicide has its special characteristic that differs from other kinds of death. It is that suicide is completed by one’s own will, not by others. The chances of committing suicide can be easily increased if they have access to the guns. Unfortunately it became common for normal people possessing guns. Therefore if guns are in their reach, teenagers usually choose guns to attempt suicide. Actually, 60% of teenage suicides were completed by using guns in U.S. Using a gun is considered as the surest way to commit suicide. Also,

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