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Illegal Drugs Their Effects On The Body
2,045 wordsIllegal Drugs: Their effects on the body There are many types of drugs, and they have many different effects on the body. Drugs can kill those abuse them in 3 different ways: by overdose, through side effects or bad reactions, and as a means of committing suicide. Some drugs may cause both murderous and suicidal behavior. The hallucinogens, especially PCP, are infamous in this respect. Valium has also been cited as producing unwanted suicidal thoughts in some people. Drugs that affect mood and l...
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Put An End Commit Suicide
709 wordsSuicide is conveniently defined, for our purposes, as doing something which results in ones death, either from the intention of ending ones life or the intention to bring about some other state of affairs (such as relief from pain) which one thinks it certain or highly probable can be achieved only by means of death or will produce death (Brandt, 1975, p. 117). Suicide occurs in all cultures, races, and religions. In ancient times suicide was considered a tragic alternative, then evolved under t...
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Borderline Personality Disorder Mental Health Services
1,609 wordsBorderline personality disorder "is defined in the DSM IV, a manual used by psychiatrists to diagnose all mental disorders, as an AXIS II disorder which has symptoms of impulsively and emotional dys regulation" (Livesley 146). A person with BPD have feelings of abandonment and emptiness, and have "frantic efforts to avoid abandonment, going to extremes to keep someone from leaving" (Burger 300). He or she is emotionally unstable and forms intense but unstable interpersonal relationships. They sh...
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Majority Of People Suicidal Behavior
1,615 words... the sick people, self-immolation done by wives after their husbands death, suicide committed by slaves after their masters death, etc. Suicides of that kind prevailed mostly in archaic communities. Atomic suicide. This kind of suicide reveals in extreme forms of psychopathology the failure of egoistic motives, and it serves in its more theatrical forms as a kind of strategy for stimulating interest in those who desire uniqueness (Siebers, 1993). Atomic suicide predominantly occurs at times o...
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Heavy Metal Music Suicide Attempts
2,061 wordsThe Causes can be Prevented Introduction The phenomenon of suicide cannot be easily addressed, because psychologists do not agree on its exact causes. One thing is clear though this issue is very complex and the effective suicide prevention program must be based on specifics of every individual case. Nevertheless, there are certain factors that are believed to be universally applicable, when it comes to explaining what causes suicide. In this paper we will discuss social attractors of suicide, s...
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Borderline Personality Disorder Interpersonal Relationships
1,541 wordsGirl, Interrupted: A Study Of Borderline Girl, Interrupted: A Study Of Borderline Personality Disorder Girl, Interrupted: A Study of Borderline Personality Disorder It s 1967, and 18 year old Susanna Kaysen is like a lot of American teenagers her age confused, insecure, and lost within a rapidly changing world. After a half-hearted suicide attempt, she goes to a psychiatrist who quickly diagnoses her with Borderline Personality Disorder, and whisks her away to McLean Hospital. The next year and ...
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Adolescent Suicide Suicide Attempts
712 wordsI wanted to do my third journal entry on parenting styles and as I was searching for an article I found one connecting all three of the last subjects we were talking about in class, suicide, cognition and parenting styles together. Since this article connected so much to class I decided it was too much of a coincidence to pass up and decided to write my journal connecting all three subjects, but concentrate mostly on parenting styles and suicide. This article is about a study that was conducted ...
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Low Self Esteem Mental Health Professionals
2,387 wordsSuicide Suicide Awareness 65279; Suicide Awareness Suicide ranks as a leading cause of death but by knowing and understanding symptoms and causes suicide can be prevented. Suicide is an intentional attempt to kill oneself whether it is successful or unsuccessful. Suicide accounts for about one percent of all deaths in the United States each year (Disease, Condition or General Health Topic). During the last two decades suicide rates among teenagers has increased three hundred percent (Coleman ...
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