About 800000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon and occurs throughout the lifespan. It is estimated that for each person that died by suicide there may have been more than 20 others attempting suicide.
The effects of suicide go beyond the person who acts to take his or her life. It can have a lasting effect on families, friends, and communities
Some suicides are impulsive acts due to stress from financial problems, relationship problems, academic problems, and work-related problems. Those who have previously attempted suicide are at a higher risk for future attempts.
Suicide doesn't discriminate. People of all genders, ages, and ethnicities are at risk. Individuals suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and alcoholism are at high risk for suicide. Some suicides are impulsive acts due to stress from financial problems, relationship problems, academic problems, and work-related problems. Those who have previously attempted suicide are at a higher risk for future attempts.
How can we help ?
Assessment and treatment of patients with suicidal behaviors by an experienced psychiatrist is imperative as these are lives that could be saved with timely intervention. A psychiatric evaluation is the essential element of the suicide assessment process
If you or your loved one is suffering from suicidal thoughts please contact our expert psychiatrist DR.Kranthi Kiran M.D. for help.
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