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QUOTE = If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
~Anna Quindlen
What do u think makes seemingly most succesful people commit suicide ?

Tags: looks good, relationships, education
Asked by commonsense, 28 Feb '10 11:40 pm
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Strangely enough, the suicide rate is quite high among apparently successful people in society. Since this global recession has started some super rich billionaires have committed suicide after losing some money although they were still richer than any other average Americans!

This further confirms peoples' strange relationship with money. Actually, nobody is immune to mental illness. Depressive Disorder and Substance Dependency (e.g. alcohol, pain killers, etc.) are two of the leading causes of suicide. A fall in social status can also make a person susceptible to suicide.

A lack of access to society's power and privilege is also linked to increased suicide. People who are not strongly integrated into any social group have a higher risk of suicide (egoistic suicide).

After achieving a certain degree of success, expectation of others seem to go higher which demands the person to perform even better, thus success can become a stress factor in life. Besides, we rarely care to ...more
Answered by parul advani, 28 Feb '10 11:54 pm

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May be :P
Answered by conviction, 28 Feb '10 11:41 pm

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