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Doctor insights on: How Common Is It For Somebody Sad To Get Suicidal Tendencies

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How common is it for somebody sad to get suicidal tendencies?

How common is it for somebody sad to get suicidal tendencies?

Not common: Thoughts of suicide are not uncommon in seriously depressed persons, but mere sadness should not lead to thoughts of self harm. Thinking of ending one's own life is a serious psychiatric symptom that requires immediate treatment. Please see your doctor and ask to see a mental health professional or f you are seriously considering suicide call 911 or go to your nearest eric. ...Read more

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Suicidal Tendencies (Definition)

Is propensity to have suicidal ideations or gestures or to make suicide attempts. There is also a musical ...Read more


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I have suicidal thoughts and I have had them for a while. Im hyper and happy one minute then out if nowhere i get really sad what's wrong with me?

I have suicidal thoughts and I have had them for a while. Im hyper and happy one minute then out if nowhere i get really sad what's wrong with me?

Get help NOW: Consulting with a psychiatrist is the best way to get an answer to your question. From your description, you may have a mood disorder that needs evaluation and treatment. There are good talk therapies and medications when needed -- but you first need to see a doctor for help. If suicidal now, go to an er or call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about suicidal tendencies?

How much should I worry about suicidal tendencies?

Get help: You should take suicidal tendencies very seriously. Those with suicidal thoughts and previous attempts are at high risk for completed suicide. Get help for the underlying problem, which may be a mood disorder, personality disorder, substance abuse, anxiety, etc. See a psychiatrist and a counselor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Do boys or girls have more suicidal tendencies?

Suicide & Gender: Statistics show that females attempt suicide more often than males, however males are more often successful with their attempts due to the lethality of their chosen method. No matter a person's gender or age it is important that people are aware of the warning signs of a person with suicidal ideations. ...Read more

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Why do anti depressants cause suicidal tendencies in some cases?

Why do anti depressants cause suicidal tendencies in some cases?

False: As a psychiatrist , i truly believe and under stand the appearance of "suicidal tendecies" not to be truly causal, but rather in folks-particularly young adults-as they get some ''energy'' back, they are able to act upon already present thoughts and plans. I know i will be skewered by some of my colleagues. I gladly defend! ...Read more

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Can mental conditions like suicidal tendencies be inherited from your parents?

Can mental conditions like suicidal tendencies be inherited from your parents?

Inherited suicide: The most common mental condition associated with suicide would be depression. Depression and other mood disorders have a genetic component that will increase your risk when a blood relative has the disorder. But remember you only inherit an increased risk, not a certainty. It just means you need to practice healthier mental habits and get help quickly if you notice signs of depression. ...Read more

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Why do antidepressants cause suicidal tendencies in some cases?

See below!!: In deep depression, one may be so lethargic with no energy to do anything, including hurting themselves! sometimes, one may feel better enough on the meds that they have the energy it takes to become dangerous in that way! when getting on meds initially, insist on seeing your md frequently until you feel adjusted to the new meds. Also psychotherapy is usually recommended along with psych meds... ...Read more

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What r suicidal tendencies?

A combination: Of factors that cause concern about the risk of suicide, such as depression, drinking, suicidal thoughts/plans, etc. ...Read more

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What r "suicidal tendencies"?

Suicide Risk: Thinking about and planning suicide are risk factors for suicide. If a person has suicidal thoughts, threatens to commit suicide, makes suicidal gestures or attempts, or engages in careless and risky behaviors, they are sometimes said to have "suicidal tendencies." this is not a common professional term, however. If concerned about suicide risk call a professional or 9-1-1. ...Read more