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Are long term sedatives used to treat suicidality?

(EDIT: Thanks for the comments - I'm working on improving references - apologies) In patients with Borderline personality disorder or treatment resistant depression have what must be among the ...
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Wishing to be dead without committing suicide

Trying to commit suicide is a mental disorder if it's due to depression and alike. But- Is there a medical disorder where one wishes to be dead, without ever taking action (i.e. doing harm to oneself)....
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What are the symptoms of depression/ OCD / suicidal depression? How we can identify a person by his behavior?

How to identify a person is suffering from depression/ OCD / suicidal depression? How he behaves and act while he is suffering from above?
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Can you die from severing your penis?

I recently saw a very disturbing post history on Reddit about a person with the stump of a penis left, and no testicles, as he severed his penis by shooting it off and castrated himself. He said he ...
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What is the definition of Suicidal Ideation?

Many resources on depression and suicide use the term "suicidal ideation" as an important sign/symptom. Some sources (e.g. Krahn, Miller, and Bergstrom, Rapid Resolution of Intense Suicidal Ideation ...
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Mental disorders - where to go? [closed]

I have had mental issues since I was four years old, I'm 16 now. I live in Austria. I have already spent a few months in a psychiatric care, but things don't seem to be getting better, and in face, ...
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Suicide with no pain [closed]

How to suicide with no pain?My rights are to live but I never asked to come to this world and to face all this.I am not happy and I can't feel happy the only I really want is to die not think not pain,...
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Is there any truth behind violent & risky (suicidal) behavior occurring with lunar cycles, i.e. full moons? Why (if actually true)?

Rumors have been perpetuated that emergency rooms and jail cells are full during full moons due to increase in risky and violent behaviors. Is this just an urban legend or is there any merit of truth ...
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How to calm down a friend experiencing a panic attack?

Is there anything a friend can do for someone experiencing a sudden panic attack? Or is it something that "this too shall pass" and you just comfort them and make sure they don't do anything dangerous,...