attempted suicide


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attempted suicide

An intentional, potentially lethal effort to complete suicide.
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They said many attempted suicides go unreported as families refrain from going public or taking medical help as they are afraid of the patient being handed over to the police.
Nock and his colleagues found that almost all teens who thought about or attempted suicide had a mental disorder, including depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
The result shows that young people ran the highest risk of attempted suicide relatively soon (within two years) after a parent, particularly the mother, had done the same.
The youngest Bulgarian, who attempted suicide, was a 7-year-old girl and the oldest a a 103-year-old man.
ALL charges have been dropped against a son previously accused of assisting in the attempted suicide of his mother.
OXFORD - One local priest is reaching out to those, like himself, who have family members who have attempted suicide.
A young woman who consumed cleaning liquid in an attempt to end her life was saved by doctors, but now faces prison, a fine and deportation for attempted suicide.
The researchers also found that suicide attempts during childhood and adolescence were linked to higher scores of depression at the time of the attempts, validating for the first time that young adults can reliably recall when they first attempted suicide.
A NEGATIVE social environment is linked to high rates of attempted suicide by lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, according to a study in the April 18 issue of Pediatrics.
Mohammad Oshyat (41), attempted suicide in protest against removing him from
THE self-styled "Crossbow Cannibal", who is accused of murdering three prostitutes, has attempted suicide for a second time in prison.
Over the past 12 months, the National Center for Toxins said that 11,000 from Cairo and Giza, including 8,500 females and 2,500 males, were poisoned as they attempted suicide using pesticides or drugs.