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To Have Major Depressive Disorder Do You Have To Have Suicidal Thoughts
Major depression is a mood disorder where a person is persistently sad or depressed for at least two weeks with changes in sleep, appetite and weight. Change in mood could also present as irritability. Low energy or persistent lethargy is also seen. Hopelessness and disinterest in enjoyable activities is common. Suicidal ideation is a sign of worsening depression ...Read more
If someone is diagnosed with major depression recurrent and bpd. Is having suicidal thoughts and cutting often quite normal? Basically , weekly?
Depression symptoms: Many people with depression don't have thoughts of suicide. Some do have thoughts of death or suicide without a specific plan. It's different for each person. But, everyone who has a depression diagnosis has a depressed, sad, or empty mood (in children or adolescents this may be characterized as an irritable mood). Effective treatments are available, so keep working with your doctor to get better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have major depression and have been in an episode for about 6 months with on and off thoughts of suicide. Should i admit myself for immediate help.
If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services ; they can provide transport. You can call the national suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. If no current thoughts of suicide - would encourage you to work with a psychiatrist ; a therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Major feelings of depression for 6yrs.Been to counselling many times.Suicidal thoughts are common + i self harm. What do I have + is there treatment?
I agree w'DrJacobson: You are young and need a comprehensive reevaluation. You may need to try alternative types of psychotherapy as well as a good physical and medical evaluation. If you need help getting your parents to agree, consider speaking with a school counselor to help them understand why you need additional help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have major depression I am taking 225mg of venlafaxine and 50mg of trazodone as well as 150mg of wellbutrin still have suicidal thoughts and don't feel much better any ideas?
Suicidation? : If you have suicidal thoughts, a plan, and have written a suicide note -go immediately to crisis center. If you've been having these thoughts for a while and not improving, you may need an alteration in your medication (addition or change). Also, you need to contact your psychologist to work out a plan for help. If you don't have a psychologist, i recommend you get one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please get help: It is a sign of maturity and good sense that you are raising this question. Often is hard to tell on your own if you require hospitalization. Certainly, when in doubt a professional mental health evaluation is in order. You can always go to a hospital or call 911 if there is immediate concern about suicidal thoughts or behavior. Treatment does work for these conditions and you should get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can something retrigger bipolar depression. Before my baby i was fine and now she 9 months and i'm so angry with everything. Suicidal thoughts are bac?
Please see doctor: Yes, things can re-trigger bipolar depression. The months following childbirth can be an especially vulnerable time. Also, if you changed your medications due to being pregnant or breastfeeding, this can add to your vulnerability. Please see your physician asap so that help can be re-established, or so that treatment changes can be made that help with your current state. Please don't wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
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