Why do people take overdose?

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  1. rexy profile image63
    rexyposted 5 years ago

    Why do people take overdose?

  2. sparkleyfinger profile image92
    sparkleyfingerposted 5 years ago

    Intentionally= suicide attempt and/ or cry for help.
    Unintentionally= misinformation about medication OR attempt to reduce symptoms quicker OR mixup about last time medication was taken.

  3. edhan profile image59
    edhanposted 5 years ago

    Running away rather than facing the truth. If one does that, it is a cowardly act. There maybe wrong prescriptions that leads to overdose. I always tend to ask 2nd opinion for things that I am not sure about for prescriptions.

  4. WalterPoon profile image77
    WalterPoonposted 5 years ago

    You never said overdose of what?

    Sometimes, the intention is suicide as a form of escape from the problems that they cannot overcome and sometimes, because they are impatient and think that an overdose would expedite their recovery from whatever illness they are suffering from.

  5. DDE profile image25
    DDEposted 5 years ago

    People who overdose can't cope with issues which affect them  horribly the problem is most find overdose the easy way to get rid of pain, and sometimes  not being able to face up to their problems directly

    1. WalterPoon profile image77
      WalterPoonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes... if only they knew that death is not the end, they may think twice. I am not religious but I've attended seance many times and I've heard of others who do so, saying that their relatives who committed suicide are punished in hell.

 
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