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How odd is it that in college while on diet pills I had thoughts of suicide?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not uncommon

Some diet pills are a form of amphetamine.
Amphetamines can lead to suicidal thoughts, especially during withdrawal.

In brief: Not uncommon

Some diet pills are a form of amphetamine.
Amphetamines can lead to suicidal thoughts, especially during withdrawal.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not odd

Diet pills can cause paranoia when used over time may lead to depression depression causes negative perception hopelessness & suicidal ideation.

In brief: Not odd

Diet pills can cause paranoia when used over time may lead to depression depression causes negative perception hopelessness & suicidal ideation.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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