I have been suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts. Please help.

Q. How to overcome depression and suicidal thoughts?

Answered by
Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 18, 2023

Hi doctor,

I am a 29-year-old female. I am apprehensive about my health. I do not know what is happening to me. I feel like my mind is not working correctly. I went to a psychiatrist, and he diagnosed me with depression. I took medicine for it, but I did not recover. I was a brilliant and ambitious student who was very happy with my life. But now I am not able to do little tasks. I cannot think and feel appropriately. It seems like my brain does not function well. Please guide me on what I should do. Due to this condition, I think of committing suicide. How can I get better? Please help.




Welcome to iclinq.com.

I understand your concern.

As per mentioned symptoms, you are in severe depression. As you have suicidal thoughts also so better to start treatment again. If not improved, then there is a need to change medicine. Also, if you have severe suicidal thoughts, you can go for ECT (electroconvulsive therapy). With treatment, start psychotherapy for a better understanding of your problem. Start some physical exercise at least 45 minutes a day.

I hope this information will help you.

Thank you

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