Tag: Suicide

Suicide has been at an all-time high in recent years. It is reported that there is 1 billion successful suicides a year. Per year there are 14.5 deaths for every 100,000 persons, that is equivalent to one death every 40 seconds due to suicide.

Suicide

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Essay on Children’s Mental Health Services
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Based on the data provided by the 2010 National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), suicide serves as the second leading cause of death among youth, ages 12-17.... Last modified: 25th Jun 2021

The Debate on Physician-assisted Suicide
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Introduction: It is with increasing frequency that physicians in the United States and throughout the world are asked to participate in ending the lives of their patients.  Abortion and physician-assisted suicide are two issues that illustrate the expectation that physicians will participate in intentional life-ending activities.... Last modified: 25th Jun 2021

Review of Literature on Male Suicide Rates
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Introduction:  In the United States, and almost every country, males have higher rates of suicide completion compared to women. Men are considered more susceptible due to the difference of risk factors and how assessment of risk is determined. Public awareness of suicide correlates with the idea that a person who is in danger of suicide is depressed... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Essay On Substance Abuse and Mental Health
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Introduction: Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s death. The person who committed may be suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse.... Last modified: 15th Apr 2021

Research Essay On Suicide In The Elderly
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Introduction: Suicide, which is the spectrum of psychological activities that culminates in the eventual death of the individual, may be especially complicated in the elderly. ... Last modified: 13th Apr 2021

Essay On The Social Determinants Of Mental Health
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Introduction: This paper will discuss specific Canadian populations that are most at risk of impaired mental health due to the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) impacting their lives.... Last modified: 12th Apr 2021

Issue of Adolescent Suicide
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Introduction: Suicide is a preventable act when proper steps are taken. As of today, there has been limited research conducted to determine an effective approach when working with this group in a clinical setting.  ... Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Developments in Suicide Interventions
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Introduction: Suicide is a serious issue in New Zealand. Suicide rates are an indication of the population's mental health and social wellbeing. Māori male has the highest rates of suicide compared to the non-Māori population... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Issue of Rising Suicide Rates in the US
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Introduction: Suicide is a major public health concern in the United States (US). In fact, the US may be facing a suicide crisis. Research has shown suicides in the US are at the highest they have been in the last ... Last modified: 18th Jun 2020

Suicide as a Public Health Emergency
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Introduction: Introduction Suicide, which is now the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, is a rapidly escalating public health emergency. (Puntil, York, Limandri, Greene, Arauz, & Hobbs, 2013). T... Last modified: 15th Jun 2020

Suicide Risks in Children and Adolescent Youth
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Introduction: Suicide Risks in Children and Adolescent Youth Each year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), report that the rate of suicide attempts and related deaths have alarmingly increased. Th... Last modified: 29th May 2020

Physician Assisted Suicide, Is it Ethical?
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Introduction: Physician Assisted Suicide, Is it Ethical? In our society today, we often face ethical dilemmas in our everyday life. In the world of healthcare, many in the workforce, particularly physicians and nur... Last modified: 27th May 2020

Bioethical Debate on Assisted Suicide
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Introduction: Bioethical Debate on Assisted Suicide In his book Practical Ethics, 2nd edition, Peter Singer states that “voluntary euthanasia occurs only when, to the best of medical knowledge, a person is suffer... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Patient Care Plan Analysis: Suicide Attempt Case Study
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Introduction: The purpose of this essay is to explore the effectiveness of the care delivered to Mike during clinical placement. In order to achieve this, the essay will demonstrate development of therapeutic rela... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The History And Background Of Suicide Nursing Essay
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Introduction: Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people; however the incidence of attempted suicide is much more. It has been observed that after puberty, rate of suicide increases with age unt... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Suicide as a public health issue
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Introduction: Abstract Suicide is a disastrous event and a solemn public health problem worldwide in recent era. Suicide means to exterminate oneself intentionally, certainly it is difficult to identify due to its... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Respecting Client Autonomy: Facilitated Suicide
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Introduction: Respecting client’s autonomy is the most important principle for a mental health nurse to follow The clinical entity of suicide is generally subdivided into the three sub-categories of unassisted s... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nurse Strategies to Prevent Elderly Suicide Attempts
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Introduction: Investigation into nurse strategies to prevent or minimise attempted suicide in patients aged 65 and over.   Abstract This dissertation considers the rationale for positive nurse-based intervention ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ethics of Physician Assisted Suicide
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Introduction: Physician Assisted Suicide The ethical topic of interest within this paper is physician assisted suicide.  Physician assisted suicide is known as a person voluntarily taking their ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Assisted Suicide and the Hippocratic Oath
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Introduction: Since the ancestors of modern-day humans over seven million years ago, we have evolved to the point of overpopulation. There have been many acclaimed researchers that have dedicated their lives i... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020