All Aspects Of Adolescent Suicides

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Suicide, Adolescents, Death, Psychology, Forensic Sciences


Death is a difficult reality to grasp for adults, and even more so for children. It is generally thought that children cannot comprehend death until a certain age. Suicide attempts in children and adolescents show a sad increase in transition from childhood to adolescence. Suicides occur through various factors, primarily psychological, sociological, and biological factors. It is observed that suicides often rank 2nd or 3rd among the top 10 causes of death in children and adolescents worldwide. In a world that readily praises the potential of youth, the disquieting reality of adolescent suicide persists as a silent crisis. This article seeks to expose this silent struggle, delve into its multifaceted causes encompassing psychological factors and forensic sciences, and address the urgent need for collective action. Despite being overlooked by the public eye, adolescent suicides reveal a crisis in a period expected to be filled with boundless hope and enthusiasm. The statistics surrounding adolescent suicides present a story too alarming to ignore. This complex crisis includes psychological aspects, as the tumultuous journey of adolescence is characterized by emotional turbulence and the formation of identity. When these natural struggles intersect with issues such as depression, anxiety, or untreated mental illnesses, the risk of suicide escalates.


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POLAT, O., & CANSIZ, A. (2024). All Aspects Of Adolescent Suicides. ISPEC International Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 8(1), 92–117.