Suicidal

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  • dangerous to yourself or your interests; "suicidal impulses"; "a suicidal corporate takeover strategy"; "a kamikaze pilot"

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Suicidal Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Suicide is when a person chooses to kill himself or herself. When someone kills himself, people say that he has "committed suicide". When a person thinks about killing themselves, the person is said to be suicidal.

When people start having thoughts about killing themselves it is, or should be, a medical emergency. They should get a suicide risk assessment as soon as possible.

There are many reasons why a person might think about committing suicide. Most people who are suicidal have some type of mental condition or illness. They may have a chronic condition, which means it has been going on for a long time. But it may be an acute condition – which means the first symptoms of mental illness happened rather quickly.

Depression is the mental illness that most often causes a person to have suicidal thoughts. Depression may also be a symptom of other mental or medical disorders.



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  • Wenger slams suicidal Arsenal after Champions League shocker
    Arsene Wenger slammed his Arsenal flops as naive and suicidal after their defensive meltdown allowed Monaco to clinch a stunning 3-1 win in the Champions League last 16 first leg. Geoffrey Kondogbia's first half strike was followed by a cool finish from former Tottenham forward Dimitar Berbatov and, although Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain got one back for Arsenal in Read more on this news related to 'Suicidal'
  • Selena Gomez reaches out to suicidal fan: 'Every life is worth it'
    Selena Gomez reached out to a struggling, potentially suicidal fan on social media early Thursday, sharing an inspirational message of perseverance and love. Read more on this news related to 'Suicidal'
  • Study linking suicidal behavior, psychotic experiences may yield strategies to help prevent suicide attempts
    Suicidal ideation and psychotic experiences have been studied among more than 11,000 adults 18 and older. The data were drawn from a large general-population based sample of U. S. households. Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death, especially among individuals with psychotic disorders, and may also be common among nonclinical populations of adults whose p Read more on this news related to 'Suicidal'

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