A 38-year-old member asked:
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is this suicide attempt or reckless behavior?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Both: As you give more specific history to the psychiatrist, believe me, you'll know. Best moulah you ever spent. I be watchin, real close !
Answered on May 11, 2016
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: I'm a skydiver, and while people say we're crazy, i've not met a saner, more life-cherishing group -- play by the rules and it's safer than driving. The public may stigmatize an activity as "reckless" or "death-seeking" when it's merely a way of living to the fullest. It's the drunk driver, the drug abuser, the promiscuous casual-sex addict whose reckless behavior may be "chronic suicide.".
Answered on May 12, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is what?: Reckless behavior can sometimes be related to suicidal tendencies but not always. More would need to be known about the situation to provide a helpful response. Psychiatric evaluation can help to tease these issues apart. Take care.
Answered on May 12, 2015
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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Answered on Dec 10, 2017

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