“We’re social creatures. We’re looking for any way to connect.”
There is little doubt that Lubitz was suffering intensely from depression at the time of his death, which may be of little meaning to those devastated by the monstrous enormity of his final act. But Lubitz's case raises an important question: Who are the people usually harmed by depression and is there any hope for intervention in cases of seemingly sudden and inexplicable suicide?
Dr. Sophia Yin died on Monday at just 48 years old. It is a great loss, felt deeply by everyone in the animal care world. I didn’t know her personally, but her work truly helped me be a better advocate for my dog. Dr. Yin was a force for good for our pets. Yesterday it …
Compassion fatigue is an occupational hazard of work with animals, that requires to compassionately and effectively respond to the constant demand to be helping to those who are suffering and in need. This can result in us experiencing the symptoms of compassion fatigue.
Kevin Breel didn't look like a depressed kid: team captain, at every party, funny and confident. But he tells the story of the night he realized that -- to save his own life -- he needed to say four simple words.
Kate Barry a fondé un centre qui accueille en post-cure toxicomanes et alcooliques. Rue89 diffuse en intégralité le film de Yamina Benguigui sur ce modèle unique.
Although Kate Barry's death after she fell from her 5th floor window in her parisian appartment December 11, 2013 has not been officially ruled as a suicide yet, she was visibly fragile and probably suffering from depression. Which may have caused her untimely death.
Kate Barry had created a center for addicted persons based on cognitive behavioral therapies that had helped her to wean from her addictions.
Two “self-help” life coaches were found dead Monday after committing suicide in their Brooklyn home. Despite projecting positive messages, the couple decided to end their lives early.
The death of the two life coaches sheds light on the questionable authority of the self-help industry, says Amy Anderson. Obviously, in this tragic instance, the couple got confused in their own ability to overcome their problems that led to them ending their own lives. This piece reviews self-help in a negative way that probably warrants it, in light of this particulalr event.
There is probably still more to it, but basically depression is a very serious and deadly matter, that needs to be acknowledged and not taken lightly...
Tim Berners-Lee and Lawrence Lessig are among those who express sorrow and/or anger at Aaron Swartz's suicide. Swartz's family announces memorial Web site and also points finger at federal prosecutors and MIT.
Beyond the shock and upset over Swartz suicide, scientist and internet fans are taking upon to post more and more tributes online, including attempts to make public their papers, with the hashtag #pdftributeaaronswartz
The movement is spiralling like viral movements do. Aaron's suicide is likely to trigger more discussion about the openess of the internet (which was his life dedication) than about depression and his act of despair.
If it does, and leads to positive change in internet law, it will be a sign of how grief leads to transformation.
(Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs to find voice.) Since his arrest in January, 2011, I have known more about the events that began this...
Covering suicide carefully, even briefly, can change public misperceptions and correct myths which can encourage those who are vulnerable or at risk to seek help.Suicide stories should be covered in a way that avoids misinformation and offers hope. If possible, they should include the following:Mental illness is treatableRefer to research findings that mental disorders and/or substance abuse have been found in 90% of the people who have died by suicideAvoid reporting that death by suicide was preceded by a single event, such as a recent job loss, divorce or bad grades. Reporting this way leaves the public with an overly simplistic and misleading understanding of suicide.Consider quoting a suicide prevention expert on causes of suicide, its warning signs, trends in rates and recent treatment advances.
With the tragic loss of Robin Williams to apparent suicide, a worldwide discussion about the effects of depression has begun. Untreated depression is the leading cause of suicide in the US, and suicide claims 34,000 lives in this country every year. Far too often those who would benefit from treatment don’t [...]
1. Depression is not synonymous with sadness 2. People with depression are pretty strong people 3. Depression is not always situational: it is usually diagnosed because of a situation which makes it more obvious 4. Depression affects your entire body and not only your thoughts 5. Depression can be treated efficiently and you can learn to cope with it with the proper help that will meet your personal needs.
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It is always very sad and tragic when such a beloved and talented celebrity dies of suicide. It can be a terrible trigger for those suffering from depression.
Because of the world attention, good and bad comes out of such news. Awareness can be raised. Insensitive comments abound too. The family mourning their loved one would certainly want that he is remembered for his life accomplishments and legacy and not delve on how he died which is so sad and violent to the survivors.
Let us remember Robin Williams for a tender, sensitive, delicate and incredibly talented and funny man who did only good during his career. Let us not forget that what we see of a man, be it on a screen or in person, is never the full picture and may his intense suffering be for a purpose. He gave more than he received, may he receive peace and recognition now and forever.
Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide.
Doni was very generous and patient with his grandparents . He used his growing computer knowledge to help us make decisions about what to buy and how best to use it during visits...
Quoting Cory Doctorow on Doni's death: "Suicide reminds us all that though we know and see much about one another through our networked friendships, we still must take affirmative steps to take care of one another. It's easy to see the status updates and GitHub checkins and assume that everything is OK. But unless you ask, and listen carefully to the answer, you can't know that. Please take good care of one another."
A Brooklyn couple who hosted a radio show called "The Pursuit of Happiness" committed suicide together by putting plastic bags over their heads and inhaling helium.
No insight for this kind of story yet. As always when hearing about a case of suicide, there is something baffling in the reception of the news at first. Then a stream of reactions that may be all contradicting themselves. First thought was that their endeavor to dedicate themselves to "The Pursuit of Happiness" was maybe stemmed in their own depressed propension, and the urgent will to overcome it ... at all costs.
If it baffles you too, it may be a good sign that you do not comprehend and you are not prone to understanding and copying... Life is precious whether happy or not.
Aaron Swartz hanged himself on Friday 1.11.13 in NYC. He was known as one of the authors of the widely popular rss (really simple syndication), which he created when he was 14. Eighteen months ago he got into judicial trouble for downloading documents from MIT. He was an online activist with a view to make the world a fairer place. He was battling depression while beeing obviously bullied by the prosecution on his case in Massachussetts. His tragic death is going to ripple widely.
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