One thought on “Looking in All the Wrong Places: Passive Suicide and COVID-19

  • July 10, 2020 at 2:13 am

    Hi,
    This was an article I didn’t expect to see, even on a psych website. I’m not sure why I am surprised because it IS a site that educates and supports others so it makes sense!
    My first thought? I am in my late 50’s and initially this virus threat and all of the unknowns and life changes really amped up my anxiety. I was reading about it to educate myself but it got a little obsessive. My therapist helped me with that and now I feel I am more extreme in the other direction after a period of being stable and using caution. I don’t really care about it in terms of myself. My attitude for me has changed to “If I get it, I get it. It’s not something I can control anyway.”
    But I have been noticing increasing and extreme insomnia lately and some depression so maybe my new attitude with regard to the virus is not as healthy as I like to believe.
    Either way, I think your article is helpful and I hope everyone stays safe.

    Reply
 

Join the Conversation!

We invite you to share your thoughts and tell us what you think in this public forum. Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines. A first name or pseudonym is required and will be displayed with your comment. Your email address is also required, but will be kept private. (Please note that we use gravatars here, which are tied to your email address.) A website/blog/twitter address is optional.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *