Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

Depression and Suicidal Thoughts
Explanation of the link between depression and suicidal thoughts from Expert Depression Patient and author, Julie Fast.



Depression and suicide: Football's secret uncovered
Everyone else thought I'd made it, that I had the dream life. And I did. I was a 21-year-old professional footballer for QPR and the England Under-21s. I had a nice flat, a nice car and a loving family. My irrational mind had made me think suicide was … Read more on BBC Sport

Canada's elderly at high risk of suicide, can't afford mental health care: experts
Diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 50, the Ottawa man has been struggling with severe depression for more than three decades — a struggle that he admits brought him at one point close to suicide. "You never know when it's going to overwhelm you, … Read more on Victoria Times Colonist

'Five of our patients have attempted to take their own lives'
Cycloserine has the potential to precipitate depression, psychosis and suicidal thoughts in patients. Over the past month, five of our patients have attempted to take their own lives. Each case of drug-resistant TB therefore presents our team with a … Read more on The Guardian

Elder Care: Is depression a normal part of aging?
In addition, a depressive episode that is untreated or under-treated can lead to a more intense episode of depression in the future. Men who are older than 65 are the highest risk group for suicide. At any age, depression is painful to experience … Read more on Carlisle Sentinel