Suicide: How to See it Coming and How to Prevent It

Psychology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
Written in the first person as a letter, the paper covers causes, symptoms and prevention of suicide.

This paper presents an overview of the causes of suicide, how to recognize the symptoms of desire for suicide, how to prevent it, and how it relates to depression overall. The paper is written in the first person as a letter (fictional).
“I could attribute this as a real stressor in his life, so I continued to read on. The next criterion I read about was the fact that the symptoms must show themselves within three months of the identified stressor. Also the situational context in which the stressor occurs and intrapersonal factors relating to the affected person may change the degree to which the disorder manifests itself.”

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