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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
For obvious reasons: We don't wish to opine on means of suicide in a public forum. This question would best be asked of the coroner who consulted, or your own personal phy ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably.: You then will need therapy with someone familiar with the special needs of sexual trauma survivors. You do need to go to a hospital that knows how to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Natural: Most people prefer to pass away in their sleep from natural causes after a long, healthy life. Just about everything that makes a person want to commi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Situations do differ: Assisted-dying is not illegal in about 5 states in the U.S., so if an adult there has a terminal illness, or is in a comparably bad situation, she has ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
State laws: Some states, notably oregon and washington have laws on physician assisted suicide. Healthtap is not a proper forum to dispense advice on this topic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
ASAP = not healthy !: For most people a 1 to 2 pound weight loss per week is a healthy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydra ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Source of help: The suicide prevention hotline will provide crisis support and resources for treatment in most states only a physician can involuntarily hospitaliz ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Unfortunately, yes: There is significant evidence to suggest any alcohol misuse predisposes to suicidal behavior through its depressogenic effects. The good news is that ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Variation: There is no one way to motivate a person, each person has a different form of motivation. Once you find yours it will be easier to change what you wan ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Barnett
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Call 911: Any answer to this question provided here must include the recommendation to call 911, call a healthcare provider if you have one, or go to emergency ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Hopefully: With counseling sessions, medications, and inpatient hospitalization if needed, most can be helped.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Buggie
17 years experience Psychiatry
Call 1-800-273-8255.: Call 1-800-273-8255 for the national suicide prevention lifeline.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Might be a good idea: . Hopefully, you'll be treated w/ respect and concern. No one can guarantee you about what would happen. Each hospital and each Dr might be different ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Lots of reasons: Lots of reasons. Schizophrenia can cause terrible emotional pain from which a person may want to escape. They may have hallucinations or delusions t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Ethical Beliefs: Most of the laws about suicide derived from ethical or spiritual beliefs. These laws go back at least as far as greek culture. In modern times they de ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
not the thoughts: It is not the frequency of such thoughts that drive the thinking and decision making process. It is the nature of the underlying disorder ... The dept ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simant Shah
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your saftey: Hi we do this for your saftey. As ER physicians we are obligated to make sure you do not harm yourself. The very thought of killing yourself trigge ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Suicidal thought: You need psychiatrist for through evaluation and medication treatment right now. Also the sessions with psychologist for cognitive and behavior modifi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Please call your local mental health hotline or proceed directly to the ER for psychiatric evaluation. Please call 911 and explain that you have been ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Visualize how you: Will feel & look when your’e at your healthiest. Also, think about what the issue was that motivated you to to lose weight in the first place. Insure ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Why? Get help ASAP!: Completed suicide is a very permanent things. No matter where a person tries to commit suicide, this person might be dead, or become physically handic ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get Help!: Call 911 or go to the nearest er. Suicide hotline: 1-800-273-8255. Don't do it alone! find a mental health provider who will help you get through the ... Read More
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