MYTH: Most suicides happen suddenly without warning
FACT: Majority of suicides have been preceded by warning signs, whether verbal or behavioral. Of course there are some suicides that occur without warning. But it is important to understand what the warning signs are and look out for them.
Isha Handa, who recently committed suicide in Bangalore by jumping off the 13th floor, researched for over 48 hours and browsed through 89 websites. Have you thought what would have crossed her mind to do it? Do you think she was a looking for the perfect way to die??
Well, the probable answer is NO!! A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn’t mean that help isn’t wanted. Most of the people who commit suicide don’t want to die; all they want is the pain they are going through to end.
So you must be wondering what you can do about it. Well, there is a lot we can do. We can begin with knowing what the warning signs of suicide are. And if you think you know a family member or a friend who may be thinking about suicide, talk to them openly – Do Not be afraid to bring it up. You may help in saving a life…
Here are the three key warning signs:
Other warning signs to be alert of are:
If you know someone who is suicidal, talk to them & get them help
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AIIMS doctor commits suicide on husband’s sexual orientation? Really? Lets take a look at a few facts. It is very rare that someone dies by suicide………
Yes, it’s true that depression if left untreated can play havoc with your overall being and mental health with far reaching ramifications……………..
Depression is an illness which involves your body, mood, thoughts and attitude and affects your eating and sleeping pattern, as well as other habit………….
You can never judge when alcoholism can sneak up on and hence it is crucial to be aware of the warning signs and take………….
Here are some of the warning indications to tell you whether you need a treatment- Depression is not just changing in mood swings………….
Signs and symptoms that indicate you might be addicted to pentazocine: You tend to use pentazocine without prescription. You would probably………….
The following can be considered warning signs in case of BPD in men: Numerous intimate relationships: Men suffering from BPD usually………….
On World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, here are a few things you can do if you know someone eliciting suicidal symptoms………….
Researchers are developing and testing ways to prevent suicide in children and adolescents, including early diagnosis and treatment, and a better understanding of suicidal thinking………….
Symptoms: Depression in women includes Suicidal thoughts and suicidal attempts. Feeling tired and fatigue. Trouble in decision making and concentration and memory………….
A patient in depressive phase exhibits classic symptoms including sudden disinterest, insomnia loss of appetite and energy to even having suicidal thoughts.
An intrusive thought in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is where an individual suffers from obsessional thoughts that are repetitive and repulsive in nature.
Psychological warning signs of alcohol or drug abuse Unexplained, sudden changes in personality and/or attitude. Swinging mood changes like irritability, angry………….
Customized Treatment– Potential suicidal thoughts and depression are manageable through medications combined with counseling sessions and therapies.
The term suicide is associated to the act of self-harming with the intention to end one’s life. In fact early sociologist even associated the term ‘Sati’to suicide.