Causes of Suicide | Mental Health Statistics

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By: Josh

Causes of Suicide

Suicide will rank as the 10th top cause of death within the U.S (see below chart). Worldwide, around 700,000 individuals take their own lives yearly. In specific populations, like young adults and adolescents, suicide constitutes one of the leading three death causes. The phenomenon is all the more compelling due to, in most cases, suicides being prevented. Thus, clinicians have to realize the suicide risk factors as one method of intervening within a self-destructive cycle and event.

 

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Psychology and Mental Health Jobs

If you’re interested in joining the field of Psychology, you know that you will need a good education. Depending on the area of psychology, you wish to go when there may be different requirements for your education. Each area of this field will need continuing education credits each year to fulfill licensing or certification requirements.

Below is a list of minimum degree requirements for some careers in psychology. These are minimum education requirements and as always pay and job opportunities are better with more education. To obtain a Master’s degree you will need to three years of graduate school. To obtain a doctorate degree you will need 4 to 7 years of graduate school. Bachelor’s degree requires 4 to 5 years of undergraduate education.

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