Child suicide: a terrible despair


Children Suicide Children Suicide suicide from the perspective of a psychiatrist - can it be prevented? Suicide in terms of the psychiatrist - can it be prevented? - the phrase is simply impossible in its meaning.But about three percent of children and adolescents, who are still to come, thinking their lives cut short for some reasons that parents do not even realize.Suicides committed as children from disadvantaged backgrounds and with favorable.Sometimes they do it, even for a company or group.So what is it - a children's suicide?

At risk

  • Children aged ten to eighteen, in the process of transition from childhood to adulthood associated with a complete rebuild of the psyche, breaking stereotypes and many other factors that accompany adulthood.In other age groups, suicide attempts are much rarer.
  • Children who have lost the psychological bond with family, especially with his mother, whom no one to help survive the stressful period.
  • children, trapped in a hostile environment, for example, move to another city or transferred to another school class.
  • Children who experience the loss of a loved one, the risk is increased if the losses were a few in a short period of time.
  • sensitive and vulnerable children whose attitude becomes incompatible with life.
  • Children spend a lot of time playing computer games that have lost an innate sense of danger and they are embodying themselves with computer characters, boldly marching under the wheels of the car, forgetting that they have only one life.

As it happens

child may end his life any way he knew, which he knows from movies, cartoons, books, stories of other people and news feeds.Selects usually fast and affordable: jumping from a window, balcony or a roof, throws herself under the wheels of the car, he hung up.Acts as quickly as if afraid to change your mind, so to stop the suicide attempt of the Child is almost impossible.

At the age of fourteen to eighteen years of age are very common suicide group, which occur either simultaneously or one after the other.For lovers teens can jump out of the window together as a protest against the fact that they are forbidden to meet.Classmates can thus show their dissatisfaction with the behavior of the teacher.A series of suicide causes and untimely death of a teen idol, and if the world had a popular idol, even suicide among adolescents reverberate around the world.

Cases of suicidal care of children in six years.At this age, a child in such a way is trying to attract attention, not realizing that from the grave not rise again.

How to prevent

Whatever was not a spontaneous suicide of the child, the child's mind while still being prepared for him thatIt can be expressed very real actions:

  • child begins to start talking about death, including suicides and eagerly listening to information, often fantasizing on the subject, watching the reaction of loved ones.
  • A desire to be alone.
  • all the time skips phrase: "Nobody loves me", "I'm no use to anyone."
  • child suddenly begins to give her things around, the teen suggests a careful order in the room and in their things.

If parents notice the suspicious behavior of the child, it is necessary to postpone everything and be at this time with him, to go along for the ride, take a common cause, and, perhaps, turn to a psychologist.

Statistics show that more than half of the parents did not notice changes in behavior and the psychological mood of the child, as children are often afraid to upset their parents, they can carefully hide their emotions Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code and solvetheir problems ways available to them, including committing suicide.

Many children thus do not want to die, they just express their protest so.

why parents of school-age children, you should always be very attentive and helpful to them, remembering that only love can keep a man on this earth.

Svetlana Shimkovich