Is Life losing its Worth in the eyes of today’s Children? A review on Suicidal tendencies

Authors

  • Shreya Agarwal MPH scholar, Department of Community and Family Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
  • Radhika Yadav MPH scholar, Department of Community and Family Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
  • Naveen Diwan MPH scholar, Department of Community and Family Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
  • Sweta Yadav MPH scholar, Department of Community and Family Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
  • Saurabh Kumar MPH scholar, Department of Community and Family Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
  • Pradeep Aggarwal All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53553/JCH.v09i02.011

Keywords:

suicide, children, mental health

Abstract

Suicidal attempts and suicides among children & teenagers are on rise in past few years. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 10–24 years. Modern era has witnessed that the children have the ability to plan and execute a suicidal act. Considering such valuable loss of lives by suicide, it is of serious public health concern. Suicide by a child causes significant grief and depression for siblings, parents, and near ones exposed to suicide. Mental health and social distress among children must be paid great attention to reduce suicidal behaviour.

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Agarwal, S., Yadav, R., Diwan, N. ., Yadav, S., Kumar, S., & Aggarwal, P. (2021). Is Life losing its Worth in the eyes of today’s Children? A review on Suicidal tendencies. Journal of Comprehensive Health, 9(2), 103 - 105. https://doi.org/10.53553/JCH.v09i02.011

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