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Information about Suicide

We Have to Know about the Suicide  

  • Suicide is the act of deliberately taking one’s own life. Suicidal behavior is any deliberate action with potentially life-threatening consequences, such as taking a drug overdose or deliberately crashing a car, jumping from buildings, drowning etc.

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • A sudden change in behavior, especially calmness after a period of anxiety
  • Giving away belongings attempts to “get one’s affairs in order”
  • Direct or indirect threats to commit suicide
  • Direct attempts to commit suicide

Causes of Suicide

  • Many emotional disturbances
  • schizophrenia
  • depression,
  • bipolar  Disorder
  • physical illness,
  • aging
  • Unemployment or financial problems, guilty feelings, or dependence on alcohol or other drugs.

Do’s and Don’ts – Suicide      

  • Don’t get isolated

Signs & Symptoms of Suicide           

  • Depression
  • Statements or expressions of guilt feelings
  • Tension or anxiety
  • Nervousness
  • Impulsiveness
  • A sudden change in behavior, especially calmness after a period of anxiety
  • Giving away belongings attempts to “get one’s affairs in order”
  • Direct or indirect threats to commit suicide
  • Direct attempts to commit suicide

Medical advice for Suicide

  • When you feel like killing yourself

Risk factors of Suicide           

  • When you are alone or depressed

Treatment for Suicide 

  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Medications

Self-care for Suicide   

Investigations  for Suicide

Causes of Suicide
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