Archive | October 2013

Suicide is an act of bravery

The word “suicide” comes from Latin origins sui and caedere which mean the self and the action of killing (suicidium). There are few common prejudices toward suicide: most people have the same opinion about the reason that makes one commit suicide: despair.  We also tend to think it can come from mental disorders such as schizophrenia, an illness mainly defined by the difficulty to distinguish reality and unreal facts. We also tend to see suicide as a result of a psychologically weak state of mind. But in this post I will explain how suicide is an act of bravery.

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