Durkheims catergorisations of suicude

Durkheims catergorisations of suicude


Egoistic Suicide

Lack of integration ---> Egoistic suicide: when a person lacks integration in society.

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Altuistic suicide

Over integrated --> Altruistic suicide:  When a person becomes over-integrated in society (e.g. suicide bombers)

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Anomic suicide

Lack of regulation --> Anomic suicide:  When society lacks in regulation and hardly any control exists.

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Fatalistic Suicide

Over regularisation--> Fatalistic suicide: When society has too much regulation and control over peoples lives

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