Examples of suicidal in a Sentence
psychiatrists working with suicidal patients
He knows that supporting a tax increase would be politically suicidal.
Recent Examples of suicidal from the Web
In the first year of the bill’s passing, schools were required to have a policy in place that promoted training to better prepare staff to recognize suicidal thoughts and behavior.
Questioning students about suicidal thoughts is a long-standing practice at Camp Everytown.
And then there are those black-box warnings the U.S. Food and Drug Administration imposed about a decade ago stating that some antidepressants were linked to more suicidal behavior.
Amid the bombast and teasers for games that are months or years away from release, audiences in pre-show sessions across Los Angeles last weekend previewed a quiet game that aims to meditate on crippling depression and suicidal thoughts.
McGowan's letter comes as other artists have spoken out about their battles with depression and suicidal thoughts.
Asking about suicidal thoughts or feelings won’t push someone into doing something self-destructive.
Some of the most frequently cited risk factors for suicide include mental disorders, depression, a prior suicide attempt, family history and exposure to other people's suicidal behavior, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Depression is characterized by a sad, despondent mood that may include among others, a decrease in energy levels, feelings of helplessness and/or hopelessness, thoughts of suicide, and suicidal behavior.
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SUICIDAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suicidal for English Language Learners
: wanting to kill yourself : showing a desire to kill yourself
: extremely dangerous : likely to cause your death : likely to cause great harm to yourself
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