Egoistic Suicide


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Suicide resulting from the lack of social ties
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Egoistic suicide, he observed, was rare in "lower" societies.
Durkheim concludes: "This and egoistic suicide have kindred ties.
Failed belongingness corresponds to Durkheim's category of low social integration, which can lead to egoistic suicide in Durkheim's scheme.
The third type egoistic suicide, stemming from excessive individualism is rarely applicable.
104) Of course, given the reality of social statistics, the reported number of anomic and egoistic suicides would always be significantly greater than altruistic suicides.