Why do people suicide ?

According to WHO (World Health Organization), 80,000 people tried to suicide and 10,000 people ended their lives only in France every year. This fact makes France top 3 suicidal countries in Western Europe just after Finland and Belgium. On the other hand, 800,000 people killed themselves around the world every year. While there are many factors which can influence a person’s decision to commit suicide, the most common one is that the person has severe depression. Other mental illnesses besides depression can also play a role in suicide such as schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Borderline personality disorder, and Eating disorders. On the other hand, there are other main reasons or causes of suicide such as Traumatic Stress, Substance Abuse and Impulsivity, Hopelessness, Chronic Pain and Terminal Illnesses, Belief Your Life is a Burden to Others, Social Isolation, A Cry for Help, Accidental Suicide, and Loss or Fear of Loss which is understood as;

  • Ending a romantic relationship or close friendship
  • Losing a job or being unemployed and unable to find a sufficient source of steady income
  • Finacial problems
  • Losing social position
  • Losing your living situation due to financial reasons or the ending of a relationship
  • Academic failure
  • Losing social or family acceptance due to revealing your sexual orientation
  • Bullying, shaming, or humiliation, including cyberbullying
  • Being arrested or imprisoned)
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