SOCIOLOGY CIA 3 Critically analyze Durkheim’s Theory of Suicide Anshula Shankar II EPS 1313628 Suicide is a term that has become a part of our lives, we read about it in newspapers, we hear it about it on television, talk about and sometimes even lose our loved ones to it. It has become an issue of concern and affects millions of people. According to the World Health Estimates, in the year 2000, nearly one million people died because they committed suicide and people attempted it 10 to 20 more times around the globe. One person dies every forty seconds due to this and one attempt to commit suicide is made every three seconds. It is counted among the first three reasons of death among people from the age of fifteen to thirty
Teen suicide, a worldwide tragedy, is the third leading cause of death of children between 10 and 24. It is continually increasing year by year. Bullying, child abuse, and mental development all have factors in the decision to commit. The question in the mind of many though, is whether or not the teen is at fault, or if the world around them killed them. The teen is innocent; the world is cruel, and I can prove it.
The kind of argument that this article utilizes is a causal argument. One clear argument in this article is the fact that allowing physician-assisted suicide will lead to more suicides in the country which is scary because Lopez states that “suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents and young adults and the tenth leading cause of death overall for individuals over the age of 10.” She also mentions a quote from Dr. Kheriaty where he states that allowing assisted suicide “sends a message that some lives are not worth living” (Lopez). The use of these facts make this causal argument very hard to disagree with as a reader because the supporting evidence of her claim work as pillars that keep this argument
For example, crack increased the risk of contracting STDS. Crack made people engage in “high-risk sexual behaviors”. It makes sense that crack has this effect on people as crack impairs a person’s judgement. Studies showed that the number of HIV infections was 2.4 times higher for smokers than for non-smokers. Once a person has HIVs, it was incurable and sometimes led to death.
People can commit suicide by cutting their wrists, gun shot, jumping from heights or hang themselves. So, what are the main causes that makes people commit suicide? The first important cause is psychological problems, there are two main reasons for psychological problems, the first one is, depression. It’s one of the most common problems in the world that can happen at any age. Did you know that according to the world health organization, the United states is one of the most depressed countries in the world.
What You Need To Know About Panic Attack We all know about anxiety, which is an emotional pain due to constant fear or worry. When the anxiety is at a very high level the stage is known as panic attack. Panic attacks were previously thought as nerves or stress but they are now recognized as a real medical condition. Although panic attacks can considerably affect your quality of life, treatment can be very effective. People who have had one panic attack are at greater risk for having more panic attacks than those who have never had a panic attack.
The fear element is what makes terrorism difficult to tackle. Once a community has been victimized by an attack, people become afraid that terrorism will repeat itself. Societies that fall prey to numerous terrorist attacks often develop a sense of resignation, going about their daily business despite any potential danger. For a community that experiences terrorism for the first time, or isolated incidents of terrorism, fear comes from another key element which is surprise. The various ways used to terrorise the public is explained below.
According to a statement from his widow, Susan Schneider, “Williams was not sober but struggling with depression, anxiety and the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he died”. This evidence shows that depression is a serious illness that can lead to suicide. It is estimated that 400 million people in the world suffer from depression and there are about 3,000 reported suicide deaths every day. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that depression will be the second form of health problem after heart disease. The figures
Suicide known as an act that includes person’s death by himself on purpose (1). Suicide crime’s happens often because of desperation when he feels hopeless for achieving anything in his life and that makes the person in lots of pain and he might get into lots of problems as taking drugs or abusing to others. There are 3 main factors causes suicide (2): 1- Biological: genetic factors, prenatal and postnatal factors, imbalance in brain chemistry, alterations in neurotransmission also who have a physical health problems like cancer, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury and who had more than one health problem are more exposure than the others 2- Sociocultural: Personal relationships between (family, lovers, friends) Family stability (problems or abuses in the family) Economic status (financial difficulty, unemployment, poverty) Social cohesion, Work environment (without harsh director, bully) Personal belief systems/value (not confident always misbeliever) 3- Psychosocial: Childhood trauma (torture, rape, natural disasters) Childhood neglect (emotional or physical neglect) Dysfunctional family structure (divorce, problems between parents, death one of the parents) Biological disorders. And the most important thing is the weak faith in god I think that explain a lot if the faith is weak
When cancer takes a life we blame cancer, but when depression takes a life we blame the victim. Depression is a disease, do not blame the victim for losing the fight. According to the Yale school of Medicine, studies from 13 countries found signs of an apparent connection between bullying, being bullied and suicide. 2 million children have been harassed, threatened or subjected to forms of bullying over the past year, 1 million commit suicide each year. That is about 1 death every 40 seconds or 3,000 deaths per day.