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can you be hypomanic and suicidal at the same time

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I don't know what is wrong with me. I have been getting happier and happier since last week and the last couple of days the voices have been urging me to kill myself. I am not depressed but the urge is overwhelming. What is the reason.
 
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Some voices don't like it when you're happy because they're so miserable, I'm on anti-psychotics and my voice doesn't like what they do to him so he's always begging me to come off them, like that's going to happen, they make him much more bearable compared to life before medication.
 
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Yes its possible, its called a mixed state and is quite dangerous, as you are aware now. The high means you lose inhibitions and the low means you are having impulses to harm yourself.

I strongly urge you to see a doctor or a psychiatrist soon and explain it to them soon. Please don't leave it.
 
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What you are experiencing is a mixed state which can be life threatening.
I have been there myself nd it is a horrid place to be
I was so depressed it was a nightmare
Then I had the energy to do something about it.
I was working an afternoon shift as I had been one of the nurses took one look at me and she (I didn't know at the time) saw someone that she was frightened that she knew by instinct that I wasn't going to be here any longer I had my plan but I know she saved me
 
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Sounds like a mixed episode. It's quite dangerous because the hypomania can cause you to be more impulsive with more energy, than how you would usually feel when suicidal.

A medication sent me into a mixed episode and it was terrifying.
I would definitely try and speak to your doctor about it. They could maybe give you something to help calm you down.
 
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Yes I had a mixed state - couldn’t sleep, couldn’t sit still, and wanting to die at the same time. I ended up inpatient.
 
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