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Depression

10 Factors That Boost Suicide Risk

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men and women differences
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Sex


Age
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Age


Depression concept
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Depression


Previous suicide attempt
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Previous suicide attempt


Excessive alcohol use
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Excessive alcohol or drug use


Loss of rational thought
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Rational thinking lost


Divorce or break-ups can increase risk of suicide
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Separated, divorced, or widowed


Last will, someone with a suicide plan, is more likely to follow through.
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Organized suicide plan


Isolation concept
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No social support


Chronic illness can contribute to suicide
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Sickness or chronic medical issue


Go online or call but reach out, suicide is not the answer.
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How to get help


Heather Vanisko

Heather Vanisko

Heather wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Healthy Skin.