Don't Commit Suicide - A Suggestion by Attempters after a Suicide Attempt

Ram Dushad, Adarsh LS, Naik Sudharani. Don't commit suicide - A suggestion by attempters after a suicide attempt. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 1; Issue 4; November 2015; Page No. 119-121

3 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2015

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Dushad Ram

JSS Medical College, Department of Psychiatry

Adarsh LS

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research - JSS Medical College

Sudharani Naik

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research - JSS Medical College

Date Written: December 6, 2015

Abstract

Aims: The decision to commit suicide could be the result of faulty decision arising out of emotional dysregulation or cognitive distortion that is often experienced before an attempt. Following an attempt they often review the appropriateness of their decision and action, based on direct experience. This study was conducted to examine the views of attempters about others suicide attempt.

Subjects and Methods: This was a cross sectional hospital based study.one hundred and nine consecutive patients admitted for a suicide attempt were recruited after recovery with treatment, before they were discharged and assessed with Socio-demographic and clinical proforma designed for this study and Pierce suicide intent scale (PSIS) and a questionnaire for their views about others suicide.

Results: Contrary to their act, ninety eight percent of patients opined against committing a suicide attempt and Hindu religion status statistically significantly predicted this response.

Conclusions: It may concluded that contrary to their act, suicide attempter feels that others should not commit a suicide attempt.

Keywords: suicide attempt; suicide prevention

Suggested Citation

Ram, Dushad and LS, Adarsh and Naik, Sudharani, Don't Commit Suicide - A Suggestion by Attempters after a Suicide Attempt (December 6, 2015). Ram Dushad, Adarsh LS, Naik Sudharani. Don't commit suicide - A suggestion by attempters after a suicide attempt. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 1; Issue 4; November 2015; Page No. 119-121, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2699659 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2699659

Dushad Ram (Contact Author)

JSS Medical College, Department of Psychiatry ( email )

Mysore-Bangalore Road,
Opposite JSS Pharmacy College, Bannimantap
Mysore, Karnataka 570015
India

Adarsh LS

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research - JSS Medical College ( email )

Mysore-Bangalore Road,
Opposite JSS Pharmacy College, Bannimantap
Mysore, Karnataka 570015
India

Sudharani Naik

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research - JSS Medical College ( email )

Mysore-Bangalore Road,
Opposite JSS Pharmacy College, Bannimantap
Mysore, Karnataka 570015
India

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