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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Assessment of suicide ideation and parasuicide: hopelessness and social desirability.
Parasuicide in male conscripts: A Singapore experience.
Parasuicide in Europe: The WHO/EURO multicentre study on parasuicide.
We performed a systematic review of the literature in PubMed, Scopus, PsycNET and Scielo (the Latin American database), as well as in Scholar Google, using the following high sensitivity and low specificity search strategy which included the free-text terms ("Latin America" OR "Central America" OR "South America" OR any of the countries in the region, individually) AND (indigenous OR Indian OR aboriginal OR ethnic OR ethnia) AND ("suicide" OR suicid* OR "self-injur*" OR "self-harm" OR "self-destructive" OR parasuicide OR "selfimmolation").
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Personality disorders in parasuicide. Nordic J Psychiatry, 55, 163-167.
Suicide and parasuicide in childhood and early adolescence.