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Suicide and Chronic Illness

psychologytoday.com
 2021-09-14

Cover picture for the articleChronic illness increases people's vulnerability to suicidal thoughts and behaviors in several ways. Aspects of chronic illness, such as chronic pain, social disconnection, and perceiving oneself as a burden to others, are risks for suicidality. There are many ways to intervene in risk factors for suicidality. Small changes in even...

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Curly D
09-14

I will say , I am not suicidal but I have chronic issues and chronic pain is particularly difficult . People and even some physicians do not recognize the suffering . My religion prevents me from suicide thoughts and God alone carries me through ✌🏻

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