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Failed Suicide Attempt Consequences
It is possible: When you say life long issues do you mean will the failed attempt cause change? Change can be either positive or negative. Make it a positive one by learning why the attempt was made and adjust your thoughts and behaviors to improve your life. Work with a therapist to assist you. If you are still having thoughts of harming yourself, please contact your local mental health association or 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If suicide were accepted, then people could get lethal injections at hospitals with organ harvest benefiting others and less botched suicide attempts?
No: In many instances of suicide, the organs are not usable due to trauma, illness, or exposure to toxins, anoxia, etc. So this is not a viable solution for "organ harvest." also, suicidal thoughts or attempts often come from mental illness, which can be treated. There are places allowing assisted suicide, but it requires thorough evaluation by at least 2 physicians & a competent patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychiatry can help: The human mind-body is not static. The body, thoughts and feelings are constantly changing. Talk therapy has helped many people to change their mind about suicide. In addition, a psychiatrist can prescribe medications which can be helpful for deep depression. Change is always possible. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Are high # of failed suicide attempts b/c people unconsciously want to fail or because or because suicide is quite difficult?
Yes: Although major depression and bipolar depression are frequently implicated in suicide, people who are abusing prescription medications or recreational drugs certainly commit suicide also. So do people who are despairing for other reasons - not a full depression, but decision to end life. Panic disorder can also become so anguishing that the person commits suicide as well. These are just a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Threats or attempts?: In making this decision, you might ask yourself what makes a person make threats of suicide? What does this mean and what draws you to want to date him or her? About the other person.. Are they depressed, are they threatening because they are manipulative or want attention? About you.. Do you have a need to save someone? Do you often get involved with partners who are unstable? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm feeling suicidal every day.... Are there any ways to stop self harming? Or suicidal attempts?
Yes -- get help: If feeling imminently suicidal, go to an er for evaluation and help. Call 911 if you need to. Also, psychiatrists and psychologists are experienced in helping people with this type of problem. There are many types of self-harming behaviors, and these are best helped through ongoing psychotherapy -- including dbt in some cases. You can learn ways other than self-harm to deal with issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do not even try!: I really wish you would talk about what you are going through with someone who will listen and hear what you experiencing. It sounds like you need help. There are facilities that operate twenty four hours a day that can help with your specific situation. I would go to the nearest emergency room. Stay safe! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't we actually need organizations that would assist suicidal people with asperger's syndrome commit suicide?
I am not sure if: You meant this the way it came out. Supportive organizations do exist for people with aspergers & other autism spectrum disorders. I doubt you are asking about organizations to help people to commit suicide (that obviously would be a horrible thing). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: The first signs of suicidal or homicidal behavior tend to be either depression or a general lack of concern for the well-being of others. While someone that impulsive may make a decision the harm themselves or others, we are more interested in suicidal or homicidal thoughts as a precursor to such behavior. ...Read more
Is it always recommended the medication in severe cases of narcisistic personality disorder with failed suicide attempts? Beside from hospitalization
Narcissism: Psychiatric medication is not always required for suicide attempts centering on narcissistic injuries. However, your profile shows you to have Depression and Anxiety. In that situation - medication is most likely warranted. See that you are prescribed paxil, Buspar (buspirone) & lamictal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should someone who already has suicidal thoughts & attempted several times use chantix? Wellbutrin (bupropion) didn't work to quit smoking.
There is BLACK BOX: There is a BLACK BOX WARNING by the FDA on the increased risk of suicidality while taking & after stopping Chantix. The person you refer to in the question then, should speak with their psychiatrist on the benefits of quitting smoking using Chantix vs. the risks of what the warning box says. It is then, their decision to use or not. If smoking cessation is the goal there are other methods. ...Read more
Depression. Early child-40yo. Mod to severe, suicidal ideation. No luck with too MANY meds. Hospitalized x 4. Pretending recovery. What now? Hopeless
Complex: Cannot give you an answer to an open question on this limited platform, please seek help from whomever health professional you trust ASAP, goodluck ...Read more
It is not legal: People with terminal illnesses need not suffer pain/ indignity. Discussing one's views re: faith, life, death, and medical care with one's doctor is very important as is having an advanced health care directive and polst made. Hospice can make the experience before natural death more humane. One need not resort in suicide; which is not legal, moral, biblical, and many think, not ethical. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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