INTRODUCTIONWhat is Adolescent Suicide? Reasons Girls > Boys Prevention
•Act that is focused on causing ones owndeath voluntarily.•Is often committed out of despair,frustration•It is a leading cause of death amongteenagers/adolescent
CAUSES Disharmony in the family Unhealthy or abusive relationships or a break-up Alcohol or drug abuse Feelings of anger and guilt Physical or mental disorders Poor academic performance Sibling rivalry Experience of a personal loss Loss in business
BEHAVIOURAL CHANGES Withdrawal from family and friends. Loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities Neglecting personal appearance Changes in personality Lack of sleep and energy
There 3 common - Biological risk factor Psychological risk factor Social and environment risk factor
It divides into 2 parts they are GENETICS PHYSICAL DISABILITIES.
Things which may effect people at there work place ,example- Tight deadlines High workload Lack of control of the work and working methods. One more major thing leading to Psychological risk factor is STRESS
Physical and sexual abuse. Loss of personal relationship.
Lack of social awareness or support. College or school difficulties.
Suicide reason ?• history of abuse of Suicide preventionmistreatment. factors !• family history of o family and communitysuicide support• feeling of o support from medicalhopelessness. and health care• physical illness personnel• financial loss o developing problem• loss of relationship solving and conflict• sexual actions which is resolution skills.unaccepted in society. o counseling
Know the warning signs! Do not be afraid to talk to your friends. Listen to their feelings Make no deals. Never keep secret a friends suicidal plans or thoughts. Tell an adult. Talk to your parent, your friends parent Ask if your school has a crisis team. which include teachers, counsellors, social workers, psychologists and principals
30% of suicide worldwide occurs in INDIA and CHINA. Suicide among young people have been increasing in an alarmed rate. Among the age group of 15-24 the suicide rate is more. In rural INDIA 152 per 1000 women and 69 male occurs.
This case study is all about a boy named KULDEEP YADAV,20 year old studying in IIT madras.
1.Do you personally know of any adolescentwho has tried to commit suicide?100 80 Yes 60 No 40 20 0
2.Have you ever thought of committing suicideyourself ? 90 80 70 60 Axis Title 50 Yes 40 NO 30 20 10 0 Axis Title
3.Have you ever tried to commit suicide?525150 Yes No49484746
4.How serious a problem do you think is suicide amongyour friends?605040 Serious Not serious302010 0
5.Has anyone of important in your life ever committedsuicide?706050 Yes40 No3020 10 0
6.According to you what do you think is the most commonreason of adolescent suicide? 40 35 30 Deppression 25 Family problems 20 Lack of social problems sexual abuse 15 10 5 0