Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts, also called suicidal ideation, occur when the person suffers from stress, psychological, or physical disorders. It comprises the thoughts and detailed plan but does not include the act of suicide. Suicidal thoughts are manifested by intolerance, loss of hope, mood shifts, increased alcohol and drug consumption, agitation, sleep pattern changes, panic attacks, impaired concentration, self-criticism, isolation, psychomotor agitation, etc. Talking with friends and close ones, a balanced diet, regular exercise, adequate sleep, counseling, etc., help manage suicidal intentions.

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I have poor attention, suicidal thoughts, unusually high sex drive, and sometimes I feel like a different person. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I do not know what is happening to me. I sometimes get an urge to kill someone or tear someone's flesh. Let me sum up my problem I have poor attention and suicidal thoughts, and sometimes I feel like a different person. I am sometimes super lazy or sometimes hyperactive. I have an unus...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. There seems to be a considerable psychiatric issue, but the symptoms described by you need to be explored in detail so that a definite diagnosis can be ascertained. If possible, kindly reply to these question...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old male having suicidal thoughts as my aunt is depressed and angry with me. How can I make this situation better?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male, and I used to be close with my first cousin. Eventually, we developed feelings unknowingly, and we were in relation for about seven months, and now it has been a year since we separated. Now her mother, my aunt, got to know about it, and my aunt is so depressed...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand that you are distressed at the moment, and your aunt is angry at you because she did not expect whatever to happen. When receiving something shocking, every individual goes through various stages ranging from shock to anger to gradual...  Read Full »

I have very low self-esteem and think of killing myself. Is it healthy to think every day about killing yourself?

Query: Hello doctor, I have very low self-esteem. I hate myself. I always think I am a failure. But is it healthy to think every day about killing yourself, but I have not tried it yet? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These types of thoughts are not healthy and normal. Sometimes we all get hopeless and sad, but it is temporary. After some time, we get back to normal, but as per your description, you still have not done anything bad; you blame yourself and feel like being dead. This ...  Read Full »

I always have thoughts about committing suicide. Is there anything I can do to heal myself?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old female. I have suffered from depression since I was in junior high school. My parents are strict, and they put such high expectations on me that it became a heavy burden on my shoulder. Since then, I have always thought about committing suicide; I think I am not good ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Internal conflicts between two opposing forces in your mind make you miserable. The second issue is your anxiety, irregularly of other bio functions like food to resolve internal conflicts. They need to be discussed in detail. I advise you to take therapy sessions eit...  Read Full »

How can I overcome depression and suicidal thoughts?

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, feeling of failure in life, no more attraction to live life. Sad, anxious, or empty mood. Loss of interest or pleasure in activities. Thoughts of death or suicide, including suicide attempts.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand what you must be feeling right now. Depression is a serious but treatment illness. I can see you have thoughts of suicide and suicide attempts are also there which indicates that your depression worsened now. But do not worry, there are various treatment...  Read Full »

I am having suicidal thoughts since my girlfriend broke up with me. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend left me when her marriage was fixed with another. Since then, I am not in a healthy state of mind and keep thinking about her. I felt like I did not want to live since that day. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your pain and what you are going through right now. It is difficult to suffer a betrayal. But she left you. She did not understand your worth, so she did not deserve you. Leaving you is her loss. It would help if you did not harm yourself for such a person ...  Read Full »

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