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 by defeated military leaders is well known. Prominent examples (Eleazar, Brutus, Samsonov, Korechika Anami, Hatazo Adachi, Himmler, Goring, Goebbels) are detailed, however others are those who attempted suicide during peace time. The triggers for these suicides are discussed along with the influence of rank. Mention is made of the current misrepresentation of the suicide rate of US troops serving overseas.


University of Tasmania Australia.