Is suicide an act of bravery or cowardice? Is it a form of art or violence? Is it right or wrong? Philosophers to psychologists have given arguments on both sides. But the reason behind the act has often been neglected in the literature.
Mostly the conventional cause of depression, death or material loss is given to suicide. It is necessary to understand the thinking process of a suicidal person to grasp the concept of it and help people around us from taking this action. Here is the list of five books that will change your understanding of suicide.
Disclaimer: Please do avoid reading these books if you have suicidal thoughts, depression or anxiety. Some sentences and ideas in the book might trigger you. Contact local help centres or talk to anyone if you are in a mental crisis.
Also Read: Should Suicide Ever Be Labelled As A ‘Brave Decision’? ED VoxPop Asks College Students
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