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What Increases Your Risk of Suicide?


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What Increases Your Risk of Suicide?

You may be more likely to have suicidal thoughts if you have any of the following conditions, lifestyle choices, or diseases or take any of the following medicines. Be sure to tell your health professional.

Conditions

Lifestyle choices

Medicines

Some medicines can cause depression, which increases the risk of suicidal thoughts. These medicines include:

Diseases


Credits for What Increases Your Risk of Suicide?

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer David Messenger, MD
Last Revised November 27, 2012

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