Test 2 - February 8

Test 2 - February 8 - February 8, 2012 * read article I....

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February 8, 2012 ** read article I. Suicide Suicide is a phenomenon, NOT a disorder Appropriate phrasing for this topic: “Death by suicide” OR “Died by suicide” a. CDC Definition of Suicide a.i. Death from injury, poisoning, or suffocation where the damage was self-inflicted and the individual intended to kill himself/herself b. Measuring suicide rates = difficult b.i. Why? b.i.1. Stigma + Ambiguity b.i.1.a. Family members won’t say died by suicide but make up some other story b.i.1.b. Reasons for suicide can be for self protection b.i.1.b.i. 9/11 – people jumped from towers b.i.1.b.i.1. Not suicide, no intent to harm themselves b.i.2. With low rates, it is a lot harder to study b.i.2.a. Lethal US deaths: b.i.2.a.i. 33,000 people per year b.i.2.a.ii. 90 people per day b.i.2.b. Lethal Worldwide deaths: b.i.2.b.i. 1 million people per year b.i.2.b.ii. 1 person every 40 seconds b.i.3. What about nonlethal attempts? b.i.3.a.
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course CLP 4193 taught by Professor Melissamitchell during the Spring '12 term at FSU.

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