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Unformatted text preview: and other psychiatric illnesses where suicide has higher prevalence 2. Availability of means i.e. it is easier for a farmer, who has access to firearms, to be successful in a suicide attempt. Also it has become harder for people to attempt suicide via paracetamol OD since the introduction of smaller packet sizes Psychiatric Illness • 15% of people with a Major Depressive Disorder commit suicide • 10% of people with Schizophrenia commit suicide • 3-4% of people with alcohol dependency commit suicide • Rates are also increased in people with: Borderline personality disorder Substance misuse disorders A family history of suicide Chronic and painful illnesses...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10