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  1. This is the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally especially by a person of years of discretion and sound mind.
  2. The human act of self-inflicted, self intentional cessation.
  3. The self killing deriving from ones inability or refusal to accept the terms of the human condition.
  4. All behaviors that seek and find the solution to an existing problem by making an attempt on the life of the subject.
  5. This french sociologist lived 1858-1917 and published his work in 1897.
    emile durkheim
  6. Emile durkheim classified four types of suicide. All of these are examples except;

    A) egotistic
    B) anomic
    C) fatalistic
    D) sensationalistic
  7. T/F. Altruistic is not a classification used for suicide by Mr. Durkheim
    false (it is)
  8. This is the opposite of egotistic
  9. All of these are examples of egotistic suicide except

    A) person is not properly integrated into society
    B) person is very free to do whatever they want
    C) traditions and values are meaningless
    D) personal goals and private rules supercede the sanctioned conduct of the group
  10. This is the lack of social or collective activity that give meaning.
    egotistic suicide
  11. This type of suicide has a great amount of social activity, (the person)
    altruistic suicide
  12. T/F. This person may be so integrated into a group that the group's rules supercede their individual rules is a type of which suicide.
  13. T/F. In anomic suicide, a person with a lingering illness may choose death over life to relieve financial burdens, family emotional stres, and medical facilities, etc.
    F. Altruistic
  14. This suicide is the opposite of anomic
    fatalistic suicide
  15. T/F. In fatalistic suicide a person might kill themselves due to; too much social control.
  16. This type of suicide might arise out of social isolation.
  17. This type of suicide can appear without culture to draw from; such as lack of social activity that acts to constrain the person's passions, which can increase infinitely.
  18. If one is experiencing slavery, being a prisoner, or employees who do not understand the bureaucracy of the company's rules but must follow them anyway and kill themselves is an example of what type of suicide.
  19. T/F. Anomic suicide might encompass a person who is very free to do whatever they want.
  20. The person has no self-esteem, self worth or satisfaction. This is an example of _______ suicide.
  21. T/F. There may be too much freedom of the individual due to the nuclear culture we live in now is an example of egotistic suicide.
    F. anomic
  22. All of these are theories of suicide by durkheim except;

    A) suicide is rest and refuge
    B) suicide is fun
    C) suicide is a reunion
  23. All of these are theories of suicide by durkheim except;

    A) suicide gaurentees a spot in heaven
    B) suicide is revenge
    C) suicide is the penalty for failure
    D) suicide is a mistake
  24. These are contemporary common reasons for suicide except;

    A) protection of guilt
    B) they act on impulse and do not think of the future
    C) they want to see how it feels
    D) their discomfort is so acute that they can think of nothing but escape
  25. These are contemporary common reasons for suicide except;

    A) they believe the future will be no better then their current state, if not, even worse.
    B) they want to just give up
    C) person feels they can gain more symbolically through this one act than they can with the rest of their life
    D) they are psychotic, bi polar, have major personality disorders and do not know what they are doing
  26. T/F. People who believe they are dying nad have not future is not a contemporary common reason for suicide.
    F. it is
  27. T/F. Traditionally in western culture, suicide is seen as a sign of mental instability.
  28. T/F. because suicide is unacceptable, families may be lacking in support from others in the community.
  29. All of these are stigmas and current sociological views of suicide, except;

    A) its ok to commit suicide in western culture
    B) traditionally in western culture, suicide is seen as a sign of mental instability
    C) attitudes toward the family is of someone should have recognized the problems the person was experiencing
    D) because suicide is unacceptable, families may be lacking in support from others in the community
  30. T/F. Survivors of suicide may feel guilty or shameful about the death, possibly embarrassed about not recognizing the signs.
  31. What is a general rule of thumb when it comes to suicide and age?
    suicides go up as the age goes up
  32. 13% of these people commit suicide
    ages 15-24
  33. What percent of people ages 75-84 commit suicide?
  34. These two races combined represent 96% of suicides.
    whites and afro americans
  35. When it comes to protestants and roman catholics, who is more likely to commit suicide?
  36. T/F. Men are 79% more likely to commit suicide than women.
  37. T/F. Younger men are 10 times more likely to commit suicide than women.
    F. 4%
  38. T/F. Older men are 10 times more likely to commit suicide then women.
  39. T/F. Having children means one will likely commit suicide before people without.
  40. T/F. Suicide rates are higher in widowed, single, divorced , then married. (rank order)
  41. T/F. Scandinavian countries have a higher suicide rate than the US.
  42. T/F. Active duty soldiers are more likely to commit suicide in war time than in peace.
    F. more in peace
  43. T/F. In ranking order, poor, wealthy, and middle class, are more likely to commit suicide.
    F. wealthy, middle class, then poor
  44. All of these should be taken into consideration when looking at past history and suicide, except;

    A) previous attempts
    B) location/method
    C) communication
    D) if they got bubble baths
  45. T/F. If one has attempted suicide in the past, things to consider would be how has their life changed, and how much risk is the person in.
  46. All these are myths about suicide except;

    A) person gives no clue or sign they are going to attempt suicide
    B) person gives clues or signs they are going to attempt suicide
    C) you might put the idea in their head if you talk about it
    D) if a person talks about it they will never do it
  47. T/F. Myth about suicide, If a person tried it once, they will not attempt it again.
  48. All are indicators (clues or cues) of suicidal behavior except.

    A) one who bungie jumps when they do extreme activities
    B) isolation and withdrawal from normal activities
    C) direct and indirect statements about ending their life
    D) severe depression, intense chronic unhappiness or sudden swing from depression to new depression
  49. All are indicators to watch for in depression, except;

    A) decline in job performance, academics or appearance
    B) change in eating, sleeping habits and change of interests
    C) any severe or extreme lifestyle changes in behavior, or escape behavior
    D) having more children then needed
  50. T/F. wrapping up loose ends or giving away prized possessions is an indicator of suicide.
  51. If a mother batters a child. What might be wrong with her?
    she is psychotic
  52. If a child is battered by someone who is extremely immature, compulsive or has problems with alcohol/drugs, what would they be?
    a man
  53. T/F. If a family batters their children, they themselves were most likely battered?
  54. T/F. If parents are young, immature, and live in stressful situations, they are more likely to abuse their children
  55. T/F. Parents are less likely to batter their children if they have a lack of impulse control or lack of perspective.
    F. more
  56. All are examples of why one child might be battered more than another one in the family, except;

    A) first borns are the greatest of disruption of couples life.
    B) child may closely resemble the parent that is doing the battering
    C) cause the child wants it
    D) child may be the weakest family member and cannot fight back
  57. T/F. A child who might be battered more than another could be due to the fact, that the child may resemble the parents parents (the one who originally battered the present parent)
  58. All of these should be considered when it comes to elderly abuse except;

    A) elderly that is actively fit
    B) can be mental, emotional, physical or financial
    C) one should look for signs of abuse, when making removal or embalming
    D) family may have feelings of guilt or shame during or after the service
  59. T/F. We try to rationalize murder by asking questions such as; was something wrong with the person (genetic/ hereditary), was it environmental, or how they were raised.
  60. This type of killing has a lust for rape then kills the victim to avoid identification.
    lust killing
  61. This could be a precursor to serial killing which embodies (power and control).
    lust killings
  62. T/F. Most murders that seem to have no motive, after many investigations the motive will come out?
  63. 30% of the victims of murder are between the ages of ____ and _____years old.
  64. What is the ratio of sex when it comes to murder victims.
    5 to 1
  65. ____% african american and ___% white compared to the US population which is _____% white and ___% african american.
    • 20, 13
    • 79.7, 28
  66. Which locale is more likely to have homicides.
    shouther states and urban settings
  67. This group of people are often killed while investigating domestic disturbances.
  68. T/F. The chance of being the victim of a violent crime decrease with the increase of median income
  69. This group of people is more violent in killing.
    Family members
  70. T/F. Robber is not the principle souce of violence from strangers.
    F. it is
  71. When considering family members ____% male victims, and ____% female victims
    12, 46
  72. T/F. In men 46% and in women 63% of the cases the people were acquainted with the murderer.
  73. This is the sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant which remains unexplained after a complete autopsy and review of circumstances around the death.
    Definition of SIDS
  74. This usually happens when the child is sleeping.
  75. Can sids be prevented or predicted?
  76. T/F. SIDS is restricted by what country it happens in?
  77. T/F. SIDS is contagious and hereditary
  78. T/F. If you have a child that passed away from SIDS, your next child will have a higher chance to die from SIDS.
  79. Orange county had ___# of Sids cases
  80. What is the number 1 cause of death among children ages 1-12 months old.
  81. How many SIDS deaths occur each year?
  82. T/F. The F.D. should make sure the family understands the type of death a SIDS death is?
  83. T/F. Guild is a factor that must be addressed of a SIDs parent.
  84. T/F. Family's who see SIDs on a DC know that it was an accident?
    F. They might think its an accident.
  85. T/F. When it comes to a SIDS death parents might place blame on eachother.
  86. T/F. Children of a Sids death should be told in a language they can understand about the death?
  87. T/F. children of a sids death should not participate in the funeral
  88. What should we be aware of when it comes to children of a sids death.
  89. T/F. A babysitter could be a grandparent when it comes to a sids death?
  90. T/F. For a family of a sids death the fd should do followup if possible.
  91. All of these are grieving challenges of a sids death except.

    A) absence of a definite cause
    B) interrogations and investigations
    C) anomic grief
    D) a definite cause
  92. T/F. A grieving challenge of a sids death can be relationship problems, such as; (family, marriage, siblings) with guilt, hostility, and fear.
  93. T/F. The severity of the loss due to the intensity of the relationship rather than the duration of the relationship is a grieving challenge of a homicide death.
    F. Sids
  94. T/F. An accidental death of a young child(child-teenager) does not need to be meaningful.
    F. it does/should
  95. T/F. An accidental death of a young adult (married or single) is easier to deal with than a young child.
  96. T/F. elderly yet healthy individuals is still difficult to get through however its understandable due to their age.
  97. T/F. Depending on the age of the survivors grief may be delayed due to the services or the additional activities after the funeral.
    T (they might be waiting or searching)
  98. T/F. when it comes to accidental deaths some modes of death are harder than others?
  99. T/F. when it comes to accidental death, one might experience service guilt?
    T (this is the idea, "it should have been me")
  100. All are examples of grief recovery road blocks except;

    A) a great support group
    B) investigations
    C) lawsuits
    D) complicated grief reactions
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