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Glossary for Suicidal thoughts

Medical terms related to Suicidal thoughts or mentioned in this section include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease: A progressive degenerative disease of the brain of unknown cause
  • Alzheimer's disease: A progressive degenerative disease of the brain of unknown cause
  • Ambien withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when Ambien (Zolpidem) use is discontinued or reduced. Ambien is a sedative hypnotic drug. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence.
  • Amphetamine abuse: Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"
  • Amphetamine withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when amphetamine use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Amphetamines include dexamphetamine (speed), Ritalin and MDMA (ecstasy).
  • Apnea: Periods of absence of breathing
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A persistent debilitating fatigue of recent onset
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome: A persistent debilitating fatigue of recent onset
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Cocaine abuse: Stimulant drug with various effects
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cotard syndrome: A rare syndrome involving depression, suicidal thoughts and the belief that they no longer have a body and are already dead. Sometimes they believe that their body is rotting or that they have no blood or internal organs. Occasionally they believe they are immortal. The condition may have neurological or mental origins.
  • Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
  • Depression: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Depressive episode: Mood disorder where depression is not associated with a manic episode
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Double Depression: Double depression occurs when someone with dysthymia experiences an episode of major depression.
  • Emotional symptoms: Symptoms affecting the emotions.
  • Huntington's Disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Insomnia: feeling of melancholy
  • Kidney failure: The inability of the kidney to function correctly in its function of excreting metabolites from the blood
  • Mood symptoms: Mood symptoms such as depressive symptoms and mania.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Checkers: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Checkers represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves obsessively checking things such as switches and locks. The behavior can occur in the home or work environment. Patients are fearful that the have left something on or unlocked which could lead to some sort of harm to themselves or others. The may set up extravagant rituals to ensure they haven't missed checking any locks or switches.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Cleaners: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Cleaners represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves obsessive thoughts and compulsions about contamination of any form - germs, bacteria, viruses, dirt etc. Sufferers feel compelled to safeguard themselves and their surroundings from contamination but repeatedly cleaning surfaces, their clothes and other objects in their environment.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Habits: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Habits represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves the compulsion to repeat certain behaviors an excessive amount of times. For example, a person may feel the need to count the money many times before they hand it over in payment for an item or they may feel compelled to repeat a question a number of times.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Hoarders: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Hoarders represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves obsessively collecting and hoarding items. These items are often considered useless or junk by the average person but hoarders may also collect relatively useful items such as matchbooks but the quantities hoarded exceed the useful quanitity. Hoaders tend to live in cluttered chaotic homes due to their obsession.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Obsessers: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Obsessers represent one form of manifestation of OCD and sufferers having thoughts and visions of them causing some sort of harm to others e.g. raping someone. To counteract these intrusive, involuntary thoughts and images, they will obsessively say certain words, recite prayers or count numbers to distract themselves. They tend to have no visible manifestations of their conditions as they carry their rituals mentally rather than verbally.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Orderers: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Orderers represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves the compulsion to make sure that certain things are ordered or placed in a particular way which they feel is the correct way. Sufferers feel very distressed if another person disrupts the things they have ordered.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Washers: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Washers represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves obsessive thoughts and compulsions about contamination of any form ( germs, bacteria, viruses, dirt etc.) which compels them to repeatedly wash their hands or shower.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Washers and Cleaners: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a behavioural disorder involving obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts. Washers and cleaners represent one form of manifestation of OCD and involves obsessive thoughts and compulsions about contamination of any form - germs, bacteria, viruses, dirt etc. Sufferers feel compelled to safeguard themselves and their surroundings from contamination but repeatedly washing their hands and cleaning surfaces, their clothes and other objects in their environment.
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Behavioral disorder with obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts.
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosis used to indicate serious premenstrual distress with associated deterioration in functioning.
  • Psychiatric symptoms: Psychiatric mental health symptoms such as psychosis.
  • Renal failure: A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to excrete toxic metabolites from the body
  • Suicidal symptoms: Thoughts or actions toward suicide.
  • Tranquilizer withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when tranquilzer use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Tranquilizers includes benzodiazepines such as valium, rohypnol and serepax.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injury from trauma or accident.
 

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