Suicidal Depression Overview
The risk of suicidal depression can be death if overlooked or ignored. Depression at any level is a disease and not something to take lightly. In most cases the cause of depression is often a hormonal change in the body.
If you or someone you know has constant hurtful thoughts or intentions of death, these are warning signs of suicidal depression and a very good reason to seek immediate help.
The National Institute of Mental Health: 90% of people who died from suicide had depression mental disorders or substance abuse.
Adult suicide is more frequent in men (75%) yet women will make more unsuccessful attempts. Aging plays a role in suicidal depression, 40% will be over the age of 60.
That is not to say that suicidal depression does not affect young teens and younger adults. Depression is a disease that can crop up at any age.
Suicidal Depression Risk Factors
- Sexual abuse
- History of family or very close friend that attempted suicide
- Drug or alcohol use
- Storing or looking for weapons
- Loss of loved ones
- Loss of finances
Warning Signs Of Suicidal Depression
- Constant treats of hurting oneself
- Becoming lethargic to the point of being sad all the time
- Taken on extreme high risk situations that are not necessary
- Lack of any kind of interests
- Seeing oneself as being completely worthless
- Suddenly putting affairs in order
- A sudden change in attitude about people
- Obsession about suicide
- Look for writings of suicide
Successfully Treatment For Clinical Depression
Immediately seek help do not wait. Lives tragedies and changes start to test our metal, emotional and physical balance. Seeking support is always a good idea to help bear through the difficult times that will confront everyday life.
Successful recovery is possible when treatment happens quickly rather than waiting to see if things get better. Things do not get better when seriously depressed. When suicidal depression is left unchecked it is harder to treat. So do not wait, especially if any of these symptoms persist for a period of months.
Holistic, homeopathy is a gentler form of treatment and the use of non-drug therapy can be successful along with a good psychotherapists.
Traditional treatments would be to seek psychiatric care that would include medications.
Call 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433) or 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
Francine Kanter, CCH, RsHom(na), is a Board Certified Practitioner in Classical Homeopathy. Send your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org