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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