Third-Leading Cause Of Teen Suicide

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Suicide is the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally because they think there is no other solution to their problems. Suicide is a relatively rare event and it is difficult to accurately predict which persons with these risk factors will ultimately commit suicide. Teen suicide is preventable and is able to be detected.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds and the sixth leading cause of death for young people age 5 to 14 (“Teen Suicide is preventable” and “Teen Suicide”). Suicide risk factors vary with age, gender, ethnic group, family dynamics, and stressful life events. More than 90 percent of people who die from suicides have experienced these risk factors. In 2003, about
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Warning signs to look for if a teen is planning to commit suicide or is struggling with depression are talking about dying, a recent loss of a loved one, change in personality, change in behavior, change in sleeping patterns, change in eating habits, fear of losing control, low self esteem, and no hope for the future (“Teen Suicide is preventable”). If a teenager is planning to commit suicide he or she will put his or her affairs in order like giving away favorite possessions, cleans his or her room, throws away important belongings, etc. they’ll become suddenly cheerful after a period of depression. Have signs of psychosis, hallucinations or bizarre thoughts (“Teen suicide”). There are nine types of depression that can cause suicidal thoughts they are Dysthymia Depression, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal affective disorder or SAD, Atypical depression, Psychosis, Bipolar disorder, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD, Situational depression (“9 different types of
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