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I have PTSD due to a hip injury 4 months ago & have been given tablets which I cannot take as I developed a phobia last yr. Having CBT but I don't think this is helping. Please help me I feel suicidal but cannot carry this through as I don't want to be worse off than I am now. Previous partner told an anti social lie, which is still affecting me. We had 14 yrs togeteher. Trying to form new relationship with another man but he does not think it is serious & I should move on. So I cannot grieve in front of him. I am also childless.I found it hard to look at happy families, now it will kill me. I don't want to adopt or foster. The surgeon told me the capsule was intact & fracture stable & all is healing well. But, I want to die. I wish I died on Operating table. Please help me. I feel my life is worthless & frightened of possible future complications. I already have other health issues. Please help me.


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replied March 13th, 2015
Anxiety and Stress Answer A51384
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on the history you described, it appears to be major depressive disorder especially if the symptoms have been present for over 3 months. Please consult a psychiatrist to admit you in this initial phase. Suicidal ideations can occur in Major Depression and can be managed. SSRIs can be advised accordingly when all factors related to your pain and mental status are assessed.

wishing you best of health

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