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Saltos de línea: para|sui¦cide
Pronunciación: /ˌparəˈs(j)uːɪsʌɪd

Definición de parasuicide en inglés:


[mass noun] Psychiatry
Apparent attempted suicide without the actual intention of killing oneself.
Example sentences
  • Research shows that there is a strong association between socio-economic deprivation and parasuicide (unsuccessful suicide attempt).
  • Attempted suicide, or parasuicide, is highest in Limerick city at 425 attempts per every 100,000 males.
  • A total of 86 recommendations were made in this report relating to the provision of services, the prevention of suicide and parasuicide, intervention, aftercare, research and evaluation.

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