Suicide Essay Examples

Bycommitting suicide

Discuss the view that Eva Smith was an immoral troublemaker who, by committing suicide, was responsible for her own fate, and the murder of her unborn child This statement is neither right nor wrong, it has two different sides to it, and in this essay I shall try and discuss both sides of this opinion. Eva Smith had… View Article

Suicide is a violation of religious teaching

Nearly all religions across the world would believe that suicide is a sin against God and that it definitely violates religious teaching. In examining this view, a good place to start is the Christian view on the sanctity of life. Christians believe that all are made in the image of God – imago dei –… View Article

Explain Christian views on suicide

In a broad sense suicide can be defined as, “the act of intentionally ending your life.” However, there are many different types of suicide. Durkheim identified four kinds: egoistic suicide, which is the result of feeling one’s life is meaningless; altruistic suicide, the act of giving one’s life for the greater good; anomic suicide, the… View Article

The view that assisted suicide is an act of compassion

Assisted suicide can be an act of compassion because it relieves immense suffering both for the patient and the family. Thinking that it is purely about pain is naïve, in reality terminally ill patients fear the loss of independence, dignity and function more than pain. Pain can be managed, but other regressive symptoms cannot. When… View Article

Suicide among adolescents and young adults

The cause of suicide has long been the focus of many psychological research studies. Suicide is generally the result of people’s beliefs and reactions to particular situations and experiences. Most people commit suicide out of depression and hopelessness that a person cannot handle anymore. The members of the society who have the highest rate of… View Article

Analyzing Suicide Bombing

According to Robert Pape there have been 188 recorded suicide bombings all over the world from the period of 1980 to 2001. For almost two decades now he believed that it proliferated because it was effective. The perceived connection between suicide terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism also has been somewhat uncertain and also likely to worsen… View Article

Internet and Suicide

Millions of people in the developed countries have access to internet. This due to the high advancements in technological levels. High literacy levels have also contributed to the usage of internet coupled with growing needs and desire to get information. Internet is rising as America‘s most important source of information. (Alao, 1999) The increased affordability… View Article

Is Suicide a solution?

The Awakening by Kate Chopin tells about the story of Edna Pontellier in her quest to find her sexuality, self discovery and freedom in a world full of social constraints. The ending leaves a hanging query for all the readers whether the main protagonist’s act of suicide gave her the liberty that she manifests to… View Article

Death is Definitely Not Justified With Physician-Assisted Suicide

Doctors dedicate their blood, sweat and tears to achieve the ultimate goal of their profession – to preserve the health and well-being of their patients. Doctors positively intervene with life processes in order to maintain and preserve the lives of many people. However, when doctors negatively intervene with a natural process like death, problems can… View Article

The Jonestown Massacre

When the world first heard about the events of “Jonestown,” there were constant cries of many families pleading for their relatives. The media flooded with the over-publication of videos and images of the massacre. The whole event came as a surprise, and the willing suicide of the members came as even a larger shock. The… View Article

Physician Assisted Suicide

Introduction             The act of Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) is a controversial and vastly debated issue in current social and health care fields. The health care profession is challenged to provide compassionate and supportive health care in spite of the highly revolutionizing technological system that has the capacity to lengthen the periods of life. However, the… View Article

Psychological Inquiry

Discuss the role of the researcher in psychological inquiry, referring to at least two of Heuristic and hermeneutics.             The role of the researcher in psychological inquiry has traditionally focused on the manner and means of developing valid and reliable general knowledge about the human realm.  The researcher is concerned with working out a step-by-step… View Article

Thirteen Reasons Why-Jay Asher

Clay Jensen returns from school one day to find an obscure looking box outside leaning on his porch door with his name on the box. Clay was sceptic of the box, although he still opened it, to his own discovery it was 7 double sided cassette tapes recorded by his classmate and crush, Hannah Baker…. View Article

The Value of a Human Life

We look at the words of one of the framers of our constitution, and we apply it to the concept of assisted suicide. This subject was one of the hottest issues of the late 20th century, but why was this issue so crucial? Why did it seem to have law writers and judges fumbling to… View Article

Suicide: Males vs Females

In a recent study a group wanted to figure out “which gender was more successful in committing suicide and which had more attempts.” The group believed that males would be more likely to commit suicide and women would attempt more without success. In order to collect data that was specifically dealing with suicide rates and… View Article