In most cases, suicidal ideation develops from many underlying causes and contributing factors. The causes of suicide among youth are complex and involve many factors. When we ask why suicidal behaviors among youth occur, various reasons are mentioned which can be solved if correct measures could have been taken on time. Although female adolescents report higher rates of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, ideations, and suicide attempts, males are four times more likely to die because of suicide3. %%EOF Perceived causes of suicide were similar and distinct compared to UK and New Zealand. Note:This article is not intended as a replacement for suicide counselling. endobj (*���(%�8H����8c�-�� f�ԉd�9�@6_IjH��9���(3=�D����R�1%? Whereas suicide remains in the top 12 leading causes of death among young people aged 10–24 in sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about suicidal behaviours among adolescents in Liberia. the youth. 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This study examined beliefs about the causes of suicidal ideation and behavior among college students. Introduction. 1����W��v�R^(�r��q�K��Ҩ��f�v���n��'\��̤ݮi_��).P�k��I�h=/���[{�����������v�MUZm;Xd>�׫���d�R�iaM�M1�h�i��C[OY%Ѓ1��őr��ʦ:mi4i٬��. We aimed to estimate the 12-month prevalence and describe some of the correlates of suicide behaviours (ideation, planning, and attempt) among school-going adolescents in Liberia. endobj Suicidal ideation is not a mental health diagnosis, but it may be a symptom of one or more treatable mental health conditions. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors include sui-cidal ideation, suicide attempt, and suicide death. <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> h�b```���l� ���˅]&u��tfLr8#]�R�GA���2\H�\N*X�E����J���_ES Suicide is one of the major causes of death and disability worldwide. In America, cases involving suicidal behavior among youth have been reported while the number is continuing to increase over the decade. This mental disorder can cause feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, according to Kids Health. SUICIDE: Causes of suicidal tendencies among youth Dipankar , 7 months ago 0 4 min read 365 Although I even have never lost a lover or loved one to suicide, I even have lost a patient (which I wrote during a previous post about “The True explanation for Depression”). Aggression in families and its transference can be one of the main causes of transmission of suicidal tendencies in families. On average, it has been recorded that the follow-up period for suicide-attempters was 3.88 years. Unfortunately, suicide crosses all age, racial, and socioeconomic groups in the US and around the world. Youth • Suicide is the fifth leading cause of death among those 5–14 years old. 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