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Factors Contributing to the Rate of Suicide
An examination of the factors contributing to and impacting the increasing rate of suicide.
# 97652 | 2,022 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 29, 2007 in Sociology (Theory) , Psychology (General)

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This paper analyzes the factors that are responsible for mental disorders and the rise in suicide cases. The paper considers the socio-economic conditions in a country, such as education level, occupational status, income source and employment status. It also compares the differences between male and female suicide rates. The paper then looks at whether medical diagnosis and treatment impact the rate of suicide attempts.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Goodman, E. The role of socioeconomic status gradients in explaining differences in US adolescents' health. American Journal of Public Health. 1999. pp. 89.
  • Hawton, K., Harris, L., Hodder, K. The influence of the economic and social environment on deliberate self-harm and suicide: an ecological and person-based study. Psychological Medicine. 2001. pp. 31.
  • Cuff, E. C., W. W. Sharrock and D. W. Francis. Perspectives in Sociology. Routledge, 1992. pp. 176
  • Durkheim, Emile. The Division of Labor in Society. The Free Press. 1933. pp. 249
  • Durkheim, Emile. The Rules of Sociological Method. The Free Press. 1938. pp. 98

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