Suicidal Anorexics Determine To Die Kingsbury Summary

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In “Suicidal Anorexics: Determined to Die” Kingsbury discusses that people with anorexia are choosing to take their lives with whatever they can get their hands on. Throughout this article, Kingsbury discusses different important measures that are linked to anorexia and includes that people are already on the border of dying and are so small and ill that even the smallest attempt with suicide would lead to death. Another important point made by Kingsbury is that anorexics have a very high chance of dying when trying to commit suicide. People with anorexia have tried using household cleaners, jumping out in front of trains, and setting themselves on fire. With an anorexic’s body weight already anything could kill them. New findings came to be that millions of men and women in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. And therefore anorexics are so used to the pain they go through that they are fearless of death and try anything to end their lives. Kingsbury believes that loved ones or relatives of anorexics need to be aware that some kind of mental help is necessary for these sick people. Cost for the help with anorexics is determined on insurance and what you can and can’t afford to help that individual. Treatment plans can be very expensive, costing anywhere from $25,000 to $30,000 a month and this…show more content…
Anorexics that are in more pain with their experiences may decide to commit suicide in a much more painful suicide. There were strengths in the study and they included using utilization of diagnostic evaluations, long follow-up periods, and high retention rates. The study couldn’t be completely accurate due to the fact that some passed away, naturally and some by suicide. Lastly, this article discusses that eating disorder individuals that seek help experience more severe problems and confines in suicide more than the ones who don’t seek medical

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