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Anglų kalbos referatas apie savižudybes. Introduction. General presentation about Suicides. Causes of suicides. Symptoms of Suicide. Strategies for suicide prevention. How to Help a Suicidal Person. Statistics. International comparisons. Suicides in Lithuania. Adolescent Suicide. Conclusion.


Suicide is an important and serious health issue. It can be used as an indicator of mental health in the population. Various estimates indicate that attempted suicide, which is the strongest of all known predictors of suicide, is at least ten times more common than completed suicide. Suicide is currently one of the most important causes of death in Europe for young and middle-aged people, especially men, as result of the declining mortality in accidents. In the age group 15–34 years, suicide ranks second in some of the European countries among the most common causes of death, following transport and other accidents. Suicide and attempted suicide are serious public health problems and demand everybody’s attention. Nevertheless, prevention of suicide is not an easy task. I will try to view this problem in European countries and in Lithuania.

Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending one's own life. Suicide is sometimes used as a noun for one who has committed or attempted the act. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide 2006-04-08).

Causes of suicides:
• Anorexia Nervosa
• Bipolar disorder
• Borderline Personality Disorder
• Bulimia nervosa
• Depression
• Eating disorders
• Schizophrenia
• Self Harm
Anorexia Nervosa information: People who intentionally starve themselves or severely restrict their food intake suffer from an eating disorder called anorexia nervosa. The disorder, which usually begins in young people around the time of puberty, involves extreme weight loss -- at least 15 percent below a young woman’s normal body weight.
Information on Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, involves cycles of alternating mania and depressive symptoms. It is an under-diagnosed disorder with many cases misdiagnosed for years. Many cases of bipolar disorder are misdiagnosed as clinical depression because patients tend to seek treatment during the down phases, rather than the euphoric manic phases. Other possible misdiagnoses include anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, and schizophrenia. There are several subtypes of bipolar disorder, including the milder bipolar II disorder, that need to be carefully distinguished for accurate diagnosis. There is a tendency to romanticize bipolar disorder. Many artists, musicians and writers have suffered from its mood swings. But in truth, many lives are ruined by this disease; and without effective treatment, the illness is associated with an increased risk of suicide ...

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Tinklalapyje paskelbta2006-06-09
DalykasAsmenybės psichologijos referatas
KategorijaPsichologija >  Asmenybės psichologija
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