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Kinds of People Who Commit Suicide According to the late American clinical psychologist and suicidologist, Edwin Shneidman, there are four characterizations of people who seek suicide. The first category of suicide seekers, according to the psychologist, is death seekers. Shneidman (1999) goes further to explain that individuals who fall under this category are those with a particular intent to end their lives. Inherently such people mean to eliminate their lives during their attempt at suicide. It is a commonplace for such individuals to attempt ending their lives on impulse as their determination to go through with the act only lasts…