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A 35-year-old female asked:

No matter what i try i still have suicidal thoughts. constantly. for years. meds&therapy help&i just don't understand why the thoughts won't go away?

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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
Habitual thinking: Suicidal thoughts can become a habitual way of managing any disappointment or unhappiness. It is almost like your mind has dug a very deep track that you automatically roll down. Recognizing,this can be helpful. Developing a new track is more difficult but possible. ,you may benefit from meditation , breathing techniques, or visualizations. DBT skills training can also help. Talk with therap

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Last updated Apr 30, 2016

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