parasuicide

(redirected from Attempted suicide)
Also found in: Medical.

parasuicide

(ˌpærəˈsuːɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. (Pathology) the deliberate infliction of injury on oneself or the taking of a drug overdose as an attempt at suicide which may not be intended to be successful
2. (Pathology) a person who commits such an act
Translations

parasuicide

[ˌpærəˈsʊɪsaɪd] Nparasuicidio m
References in classic literature ?
Oh, come, you can't be charged with that unless they make a case of attempted suicide of it," said the inspector with a grin.
It was obvious that to him Blanche Stroeve was only a unit to be added to the statistical list of attempted suicides in the city of Paris during the current year.
Although attempted suicide is punishable under section 325 of the PPC, Dr Khawaja said in response to a question that hospitals consider survivors to be patients, as they attempt suicide due to severe depression or disappointment.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in last year received more than five hundred female patients who had attempted suicide because of emotional distress, financial constraints and domestic problems, said an official on Wednesday.
Karachi -- Upset over being criticized by the party leadership for allegedly voting for a Pakistaan People's Party (PPP) candidate in the recently held Senate elections, a member of the provincial assembly, associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P), attempted suicide late on Monday.
Summary: Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The father of a bride has allegedly attempted suicide by hanging himself after the groom cancelled the marriage over dowry.
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Thursday passed 'The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017', seeking to replace a colonial penal law by decriminalising attempted suicide.
In a national survey of almost 16,000 youth, about 25 per cent of LBGQ teens said they had attempted suicide at least once in the previous year, compared with roughly 6 per cent of heterosexual teens, researchers report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Until now, no investigation has identified the risk of repeated attempted suicide among Iranian patients with psychiatric disorders.
Summary: One of them was charged with attempted suicide.
The national study found that 10 per cent of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous 12 months and 5 per cent had attempted suicide.
com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2645496) study included data collected from 9,512 enlisted soldiers who had attempted suicide between 2004 and 2009, documented in administrative and medical records and is reportedly the country's largest study of mental health risk and resilience among military personnel.