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_____ is considered a pioneer in the area of suicide study.
Natalie is an extremely religious individual; in fact, some of her friends have described her as a fanatic. Midway through her thirties, Natalie decides that life is "not all it is cracked up to be" and starts obsessing about heaven, the afterlife, and getting to live with God. One afternoon, she mixes some industrial cleaner with a glass of lemonade, says a prayer, and drinks the entire cup. Within five minutes, the poisons in the cleaner have claimed her life. Natalie is BEST described as a death:
Of the four countries listed, which has the LOWEST annual suicide rate?
Research has found a strong link between the use of alcohol or drugs and suicidal actions. For example, as many as 70% of those who commit suicide have some alcohol in their blood when they die, and approximately _____ percent of them are legally intoxicated.
Research suggests that as many as 70 percent of all suicide victims had been experiencing:
Research indicates that suicides by people with schizophrenia reflect:
a fear of further mental deterioration
"No one kills himself who has not wanted to kill another or at least wished the death of another." This quotation suggesting that suicide is an internalization of anger that is truly directed at others was made by physician and psychologist:
Emile Durkheim's sociological view of suicide suggests that there are three different types of suicide. Which is NOT one of the three?
The activity level of the neurotransmitter _____ has been found to be low in people who commit suicide.
Experts have found that there are often behavioral patterns that precede a suicide attempt by a child. Which is NOT one of those behavioral warning signs?
delusions of nihilism or paranoia
The extreme suicide rates found on American Indian reservations are called _____ suicides.
Clinical depression appears to play a role in approximately _____ percent of suicides by the elderly.
Research indicates that _____ therapy may be of the MOST help for suicidal individuals.
Many theorists have argued that _____ is the ultimate form of suicide prevention.
According to a recent review, around _____ percent of teens who have attempted suicide terminate treatment against their therapists' advice.
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