Suicide: Psychology, De-criminalization and a Global Perspective

  • Saloni Shrivastava
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  • Saloni Shrivastava

    Student at Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University School of Law, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Suicide is deliberately taking your own life and plummeting deceased yourself by. The three key components of a suicide are: It must be an unnatural death; (ii) the suicide victim must have the desire to end their life; and (iii) there must be a motivation for doing so. Some people risk killing themselves, but that isn't suicide; it's just not careful and unfortunate. Wide-ranging existential concern like religion, honor, and the purpose of life has influenced people's opinions on suicide. Though attempted suicide is a brutal issue that necessitates mental health intervention, it is nevertheless regarded as an offense under Indian Penal Code section 309. While attempt suicide and suicide were once prohibited, this is no longer the crate in the majority of Western nations. In certain nation, it is still a crime. Suicide is considered critically practically everywhere in the globe and is regularly perceived as a great calamity for families, neighbors, and further surrounding supporters. In this paper, author has tried to give details the significance of suicide, its psychology, whether it should be De-criminalized and how diverse countries view it. Suicide is painstaking unfavorably practically everywhere in the globe and is often perceived as a great calamity for families, kin, and other nearby supporters. This paper ends with concluding remarks by the author as per his/her analysis.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 379 - 389


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