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Ind eng-172-ppt

  1. 1. Suicide in Jamshedpur Looking at a cloudy future
  2. 2. The Dark Facts <ul><li>16 % of the suicides committed in Jharkhand are from Jsr. </li></ul><ul><li>Jamshedpur ranks 1 st in Jharkhand in suicide rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Suicide is the # 2 cause of death in Jamshedpur. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Faces of pain
  4. 4. <ul><li>What causes suicidal behavior? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a geographical pattern to suicide? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a historical precedent for high suicide rates in Jamshepur? </li></ul><ul><li>What health issues exist to create suicidal depression? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the economic conditions of a country contribute to the problem? </li></ul>Points discussed in Panel discussion among Parents and Teachers
  5. 5. Psychology of suicide What causes suicidal behavior? <ul><li>“ the extent and diversity of facts related to suicide are intimidating and baffling….” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Joiner – “Why People Die by Suicide” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hopelessness brought on by factors such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Varying degrees of mental illness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physiological conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic situation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Every suicide has its own story </li></ul>
  6. 6. Geography of Jamshedpur suicide <ul><li>Higher in urban areas than rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>Cause of death in cities are often difficult to determine and may actually be higher. </li></ul><ul><li>Major causes in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Family 30 cases. </li></ul><ul><li>Mental and General illness 15 cases. </li></ul><ul><li>Failure in Exam 17 cases </li></ul>
  7. 7. What social conditions exist to create serious depression? <ul><li>Alcoholism in Jamshedpur is rampant, with strong evidence of its detrimental effect on the health of the Jamshedpur people, and specifically to higher suicide rates. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Steps taken by our School to prevent Suicide <ul><li>Step1:- </li></ul><ul><li>To stop Suicide among teenagers, it is very important to know their views about Suicide. So, we conducted an essay writing competition among the students to know their views. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>STEPS 2 </li></ul><ul><li>A Panel Discussion was conducted among the teachers and Parents. Their views were noted down, so, that the parents and teachers would be careful in dealing with the teenagers in future. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Steps 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers attended various workshops conducted by different Psychiatrics . The Teachers came to know how to judge the symptoms of suicide and deal with those potential victims and prevent suicide. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Year Total No of Suicides Estimated Mid-year population(in Lakhs) Rate of Suicides 2006 110417 10506 10.5 2007 110851 10682 10.4 2008 113914 11028 10.3 2009 118112 11197.7 10.5
  12. 12. Global geography of suicide

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