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Suicide is a Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem

Originally published in: International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience, Vol. 17, No.2, pp. 546-547, ISSN 1522-4821 Matthew D. Dovel Scientist of Suicidology, International Suicide Prevention – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA “Given the right situation and/or circumstance, anyone can become suicidal. The cause of the emotionally compromised can now be turned off like a light switch.
It has been said that, ‘suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem’. This statement has never been truer than right now.According to the work of Sigmund Freud, all human decisionmaking is based on one of two probable outcomes: avoiding pain or seeking pleasure. Behavior is influenced through past experiences and conditioning coupled with innate characteristics unique to each individual.…