Factors which can be responsible to induce suicidal thoughts
- Severe anxiety
- Panic attack
- Severe anhedonia
- Alcohol abuse
- Substantially decreased ability to concentrate
- Repeated deliberate self harm
- History of physical or sexual abuse
- Employment problems
- Relationship loss
- Poor response to medication
- Family history of psychiatric illness
Severe distress and the factors that contribute to such distress are collectively referred to by some psychic pain. This acute and profound distress is a very significant suicide predictor. In addition to both general and specific personal distress, the cognitive factor of hopelessness appears particularly linked to suicidal behavior in depressed patients.
Homeopathic treatment for psychic state related to suicidal thoughts
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms related to suicidal thoughts from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat psychic conditions related to suicidal thoughts but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat the state where suicidal thoughts are dominant that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment for the symptoms reflecting suicidal thoughts:
Anacardium – fearfulness about the future with presentment of approaching misfortune and supposition that he is surrounded by enemies; despair, with silly, helpless state of mind and extremely sluggish, awkward movements; inaptitude for work; tendency towards suicide by shooting, imagines he hears voices of people who are far away; irresistible desire to curse and swear;; fixed ideas and hallucination; feels as if he had two wills, one commanding to do what other forbids; cowardice and loss of will power, a slight offense makes him vehement, angry, malicious, wicked, cruel.
Antim crude – loathing of life, suicidal thoughts with desire to commit suicide; great sadness and weeping; anxious reflection in relation to the present or future; moonstruck and ecstatic love, sentimental and distrustful.
Antim tart – suicidal thoughts, gayety and fury; senseless frenzy, with inclination to suicide; mental lassitude and weakness of mind; timid, restlessness; walks constantly about; constriction between mind and will.
Aurum met – suicidal ideas and insanity from depressing emotional troubles; religious mania from hepatic disorders; syphilitic or syphilomercurial hypochondriasis; with quiet demeanor he is in a sly way persistent on suicide; hallucinations of sight; ailments from grief, disappointed love; from mortification and vexation, with dread, fear, reserved displeasure or vehemence; religious anguish and longing for death, being unfit for this and the other world.
Psorinum – suicidal thoughts, hopeless, despair of recovery, fear of failure melancholy.
Arsenic Album – great anguish and restlessness. Changes place continually. Fears, of death, of being left alone. Suicidal thoughts with lack of courage. Suicidal dispositions after midnight. Suicidal dispositions from delusions, after fright, by hanging, during heat, during intermittent fevers, with knife, by poison, by stabbing, by throwing himself from a height or jumping out of the window.
Staphisagria – violent outbursts of passion. Hypochondrical, sad. Very sensitive as to what others would say about her. Very sensitive. Suicidal thoughts with fear of death. Suicidal disposition by drowning, by hypochondriasis. Suicidal tendency from sadness, by shooting. Ill effects of anger and insults.
Other important medicines mainly include:
Natrum Sulph, Carcinosin, Capsicum, Hepar Sulph, Ignatia, Mercurius, Pulsatilla, Rhus Tox, Agnus Cast, Alumina, Argentum Nitricum, Drosera, Iris, Kali Brom, Naja, Zincum Phos and many other medicines.