Edna feels trapped by her role as a woman in society. Edna eventually can’t take the pressure and commits suicide. Edna Pontellier’s suicide is brought about by Edna’s depression, and some critics believe that her suicide is an act of surrender, while others believe it is an act of strength. People with depressive or other mood disorders make up one half to two thirds of all committed suicides (Isometsa 120). People who have completed suicide are usually in the cluster B personality.
2-6% of children will try to kill themselves. Statistics and results of suicide have shown the effect of suicide on the people in the world today. Cases of suicide reveal many warning signs and risk factors, show strong connections with drugs and depression, and can have devastating impacts on families. Suicide affects many people such as friends and relatives on the inside and outside. The person could have meant a lot to them, and they will seem lost when they are gone.
“The pain of existence often becomes too much for severely depressed people to bare. A lot has been learned about suicide just from reading suicidal experience from the victims’ stories including: notes, diaries, and autopsies.” (Vorvick). Many go on with their life blaming their self for what happened to their loved one that has chosen suicide could have done something more to help. They may also keep themselves from creating any new relationships due to the excruciating pain they have experienced through a life take by suicide. Deaths that involve a mixture of things including hanging, overdosing, slashing, jumping show a big desire to die.
Only a certain type of people kills themselves: Suicide does not respect race class, or gender. If an adolescent has any signs of depression, look for help in hospital or doctor who could make refer to a specialist or program. Frankel and Kranz (1994) have declared "when a person who has been depressed for long time seems to cheer up, that is often a bad sign"(p.22). Adolescent commit suicide because our attention is missing in their life. Nobody notices signs of an adolescent who is depressed because people are ill informed.
Yate’s first conviction promoted debate over whether Texas’ legal standard for mental illness was overly severe and whether the courts viewed postpartum depression with a serious viewpoint. Yate’s lawyer stated she suffered from severe postpartum psychosis and in a delusional mindset when she committed the murders. Yates drowned her children believing Satan lived inside her and believed murdering children saved them from hell. (Woman Not Guilty, 2006). Link between Postpartum Depression and Crime Thorough research of current literature shows experts are unable to find conclusive evidence on whether there is a connection between postpartum psychosis and crime.
Teen suicide leads to family issues, loss of a family member, and depression in the family. There are many effects of teen suicide but one of the main effects is family issues. One thing teen suicide can often lead to is family issues. For example, when teens face changes in life they may start thinking about teen suicide which can make parents go under depression and think that they killed themselves because they were not good parents. Breakdown of traditional family, changing school climate, media factor, and the increase in the number of children with diagnosable mental disorders are various causes of teen suicide (Zeilstra, 1434).
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