Terror suicide: how is it possible?

  title={Terror suicide: how is it possible?},
  author={Israel Orbach},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={8 1},
  • Israel Orbach
  • Published 2004 in
    Archives of suicide research : official journal…
How it is possible for people who apparently do not suffer from distress or pathology to commit violent, cruel suicides? Based on the distinction between causes for suicide and facilitators of suicide, I contend that terror suicide is based largely on processes that facilitate suicide rather than on personal distress. Under this premise, terror suicides are examined in terms of enthusiastic determination to achieve a goal, ideological rage, glorification of the post self, heavenly rewards… CONTINUE READING