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 extreme fear, suicidal thoughts, and fear of failure. How to overcome all these situations?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. I have extreme fear, suicidal thoughts, and fear of failure. I am not able to concentrate on my daily activities. How to overcome all these situations? I had an aortic valve replaced through open heart surgery. I was under Nexito and Rivotril for two years a...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Decrease in concentration, suicidal thought, fear of failure, and sleeplessness are features of a depressive episode. Why did you stop the medicines? Did you take the medications in the proper dose, and is there any episode similar to the illness has occurred previou...  Read Full »

How to overcome the mental trauma given by colleague?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 41 years old. My office colleague is giving me mental trauma by gossiping about my childhood physical abuse. Sometimes suicidal thoughts come to my mind. How should I tackle it?  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The first thing that you have to fix in your mind is you have done nothing wrong in that abuse episode, it is a matter of shame for that person who had done it and to those who are making fun of this. Be confident and set in your mind that you will never get disheart...  Read Full »

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