Suicide and Self-harm

Self-harming behaviours continue to be a major issue in the world. This is particularly true for young people, whose self-harm rates exceeds than those for adults. Research shows that self-harming behaviours frequently starts in adolescence and is particularly frequent in repressive home environment. On the other hand, suicide is an act of taking own life intentionally. Recent studies shows mens are five times more likely to die from suicide than women but number of attempts is in case of women. Most commonly it is done by hanging, cutting, burning, drug overdose etc. There are a various therapeutic methods used in the treatment of suicidal behavior and self-harm that may include medications and therapy managements.