parasuicide

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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
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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.
Fear of reporting attempted suicides remains a big concern in the UAE, health experts said on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10.
Of the 13 who responded, four identified eight cases as possible or attempted suicides.
Dalil continued it was estimated that five percent of the population attempted suicide once in life and the prevalence thoughts was 10-14 percent in the world.
The actor and comedian attempted suicide after walking out of the West End play Cell Mates in 1995 - an event he recounted in a documentary for BBC2 called The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive.
The actor and comedian attempted suicide after quitting the West End play Cell Mates in 1995 - an event he recounted for BBC2 in The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive.
Four per cent had made a suicide plan and 4 per cent had attempted suicide.
The present study looked at the temporal relationship between the inpatient care due to mental disorders and suicide attempt, suicide and death in parents and the risk of attempted suicide in their children with respect to the children's age at the time of the attempted suicide, knowledge of which has hitherto been limited.
At the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), any incident during detoxification or rehabilitation that involves a patient's attempted suicide or serious self-harm, is reported -- with relevant patient confidentiality regulations -- to the Authority's Health Regulation Department.
Police have not filed a case of attempted suicide against Senator Mudassir Sehar Kamran yet.
There is a very alarming trend among teenage girls, the experts from the Center note a in 2011, 394 teen girls attempted suicide, compared to 56 teen boys.