Wednesday, 27 January 2010


In most speculations said,the major factor of suicide is stress. Here,I add some information to approve that stress is not only the factor of suicide.

In my opinion, besides stress,another factor that related to suicide is mental disorder or schizophrenia.
This is based in the fact
"Other disorders found more commonly among those who committed suicide include substance disorders and schizophrenia. Even for those who have previous history of mental illness, their psychiatric condition may not be the main precipitating factor," said NSRM principal investigator Dr Nor Hayati Ali in an interview of Bernama . Dr Nor Hayati further explained that high suicide incidence among psychiatric patients had been associated with social factors such as living alone and substance misuse(

In addition,drug addict is one of the factor of suicide.Let’s take a look at some of the possible causes of suicide to see how addicts could be more vulnerable to this tragedy. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), substance abuse counselors need “to be aware of depression and suicide risk in their adolescent patients.”Young people are at risk. University of Pittsburgh doctors Thomas Kelly, Duncan Clark and others observed that from 1991-2000, 87%of the drug abusing adolescents they studied who had attempted suicide were also diagnosed with major depression. Among those who did not try suicide, 40% were diagnosed with depression.(


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