Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

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Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:39 pm

From the Phnom Penh Post:

"The figures on suicide in Cambodia are sketchy. The National Police began recording suicides in 2011 and the number has been on the rise since, from 513 in 2011 up to 743 last year. However, frontline services and mental health sector experts were unable to confirm or provide a reason for such a dramatic increase.

What’s clear is that these numbers do not reflect the true scale of the problem, as they only signify when police have become involved in violent or suspicious deaths by suicide.

Past estimates of suicide rates in Cambodia have varied wildly, from between one and 42 per 100,000 people, or anywhere from 150 suicides per year to 6,300.

However, the researchers from the Royal University of Phnom Penh psychology department who came up with the latter estimate from a survey in 2012 have since admitted their methodology was flawed.
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Re: Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

Post by Luigi » Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:59 pm

Is it possible that PTSD is continued forward to the next generation. Or is it we live among a dysfunctional population of adolescents no matter the age that have no critical thinking skills?
Perhaps my answer lies within the question. Up to you!
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Re: Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

Post by kiwiincambodia » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:14 am

Luigi wrote:we live among a dysfunctional population of adolescents no matter the age that have no critical thinking skills?!
I believe this nailed it.
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Re: Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

Post by prahkeitouj » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:55 pm

I'm in the list. Lolz

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Re: Suicides in Cambodia on the Rise

Post by Duncan » Sat Apr 30, 2016 6:11 pm

prahkeitouj[b] wrote:I'm in the list. Lolz

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But, but, but,,,,,,, I thought you were on every list .
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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