Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
6. COVID Pandemic related suicide incidents are routinely appearing in newspapers. Analyse and suggest remedies to address this issue.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is from the current times that are witnessing a psychological downturn amidst the Covid situation.
Key demand of the question:
One must examine from the ethical and attitudinal perspectives the context of suicides and address with solutions.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Present briefly the context of the question; one can quote facts related to it.
To start with explain the possible factors and predictors of the situation. Social Isolation/distancing induce a lot of anxiety in many citizens of different country. However, the most vulnerable are those with existing mental health issues like depression and older adults living in loneliness and isolation. The looming economic crisis may create panic, mass unemployment, poverty and homelessness will possibly surge the suicide risk or drive an increase in the attempt to suicide rates in such patients. Stress, anxiety and pressure in medical healthcare professionals are at immense and at the peak. Social boycott and discrimination also added few cases to the list of COVID-19 suicides. Suggest measures to address the issue, explain what needs to be done.
Conclude with way forward.