Durkheim’s theory of ‘suicide’ is related in various ways to his study of the In other words, anomic suicide takes place in a situation which has cropped up. According to Durkheim, there are four types of suicide: Anomic suicide relates to a low degree of regulation and this kind of suicide is carried out during. David Emile Durkheim linked anomic suicide to disillusionment and disappointment.

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Posted on April 26, Durkheim focused his studies on trying to figure out what makes people commit to this life ending choice and what factors in their lives may have given them the final push. Durkheim thought that economical, religious, marital, and militarily durkhei, would influence his findings.

Durkheim’s Four Types of Suicide | chilenabravo

The first type is the Egoistic suicide. This type of suicide occurs siicide the degree of social integration is low. When a person commits this type of suicide they are not well supported in a social group. They feel like they are an outsider or loner and the only people they have in this world are themselves.


They often feel very isolated and helpless during times in their lives when they are under stress. The second type is Altuistic suicide.

Types of suicide – Open College

This type of suicide occurs when the degree of social integration is too high. When a person commits this type of suicide they are suickde involved in a group.

All that they care about are that groups norms and goals and they completely neglect their own needs and goals. They take their lives for a cause.

Types of suicide

A good example of this would be suiicide suicide bomber. This kind of suicide is related to too low of a degree of regulation. This type of suicide is committed during times of great stress or change. Without regulation, a person cannot set reachable goals and in turn people get extremely frustrated. Life is too much for them to handle and it becomes meaningless to them. An example of this is when the market crashes or spikes.


The final type of suicide is Fatalistic suicide. People commit this suicide when their lives are kept under tight regulation.

They often live their lives under extreme rules and high expectations. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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