Suicide and Predicament: Life is a Predicament

Suicide and Predicament: Life is a Predicament

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"Suicide and Predicament: the medical model of suicide is incomplete" takes a broad view of suicide. It argues that a large proportion of people who suicide do not have a mental disorder, and ...
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Saxby Pridmore


Suicide is conceptualized as an action which occurs in a variety of settings. The importance of personality, genetics, alcohol abuse, socioeconomic status and relationship with partner is introduced. The hegemony of mental disorder in suicide is disputed. The potency of multiple factors acting concurrently is described, giving details of twenty cases.


University of Tasmania Australia.