cry for help


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cry for help

(krī help),
Telephone calls, notes left in conspicuous places, and other behaviors that communicate extreme distress and possible suicidal ideation.
A popular expression for verbalizations—e.g., telephone call to crisis intervention hotlines—or actions—e.g., scars on wrists, notes left in conspicuous places—which indicate a state of extreme mental distress or anguish, and the potential for suicide

cry for help

Psychology A popular expression for verbalizations–eg telephone call to crisis intervention hotlines or actions—eg standing on outer ledge of tall building, notes left in conspicuous places, which indicate a state of extreme mental distress or anguish, and the potential for suicide. See Suicide.

cry for help

(krī help)
Telephone calls, notes left in conspicuous places, and other behaviors that communicate extreme distress and possible consideration of suicide.

Patient discussion about cry for help

Q. Is there anyone out there that could help? I just wanna cry……. Hi Everyone...Thanks to Imedix . I am only 6 weeks pregnant and every day night is troublesome to me with horrible symptoms of shakiness, high heartbeat, sour stomach, tiredness, and a very extreme nausea. I can't sleep and my stomach feels punched by someone. Anyone else has experienced this? I have stopped the meds as that increases my irritation. I hate to eat at all! I can barely function....or talk without gagging. Is there anyone out there that could help? I just wanna cry…….

A. Hey...I totally understand how you feel...I am on Zofran which has worked wonders for me except I had some constipation, not a bad compromise for this sickness. I'm able to function and eat and the food stays down. I'm 19 weeks now but in the beginning of my pregnancy I had a continuous abundance of saliva in my mouth and also an awful taste. Eating mint gum helped me tremendously. I no longer have the abundance of saliva but I still get that awful sour taste. I am having gingerale and also Gatorade, it helps me.

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References in classic literature ?
I could almost see the cry for help rising to her lips.
From the room above came a shout, a cry for help, and then the sound of trampling feet and of falling chairs.
Wolfert Webber, indeed, fancied that he distinguished a cry for help, and that he beheld the drowning man beckoning for assistance; but when the lightning again gleamed along the water all was void; neither man nor boat was to be seen,--nothing but the dashing and weltering of the waves as they hurried past.
Hearing him breathe quickly after he had spoken, she sat listening, frightened, wretched--with a dumb inward cry for help to bear this nightmare of a life in which every energy was arrested by dread.
and Cry For Help recently developed and implemented a specialized marketing campaign through family Internet portals.
A DESPERATE trucker has launched a life-or-death bid for a bone marrow donor by posting a 45ft cry for help on his trailer.
It was a cry for help which would not be finally answered until 15 long years later.
This is always a cry for help, and should trigger some action on the part of family, friends, or caregivers.
Before long, we'd have Islamic fundamentalists on Meet the Press explaining why they are really the victims and skinheads telling Barbara Walters that the attacks, Barbara, are actually a cry for help (which, at least from a marketing standpoint, they sort of are).
Participants said that they physically hurt themselves for several reasons: to see if they were still alive or real; to stem the pressure of their anger, fear, guilt, or other negative emotions; to block painful memories; or as a cry for help or attention.
NEW YORK -- Two years after the country was rattled by the Virginia Tech shooting that left 33 dead, THIRTEEN takes a critical look at the issues surrounding teen depression and suicide in Cry for Help, premiering Wednesday, April 29 at 9 p.
And a court heard Jonathan Clegg then called police in what his solicitor termed "a cry for help.