parasuicide


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parasuicide

 [par″ah-soo´ĭ-sīd]
attempted suicide, emphasizing that in most such attempts death is not the desired outcome.

parasuicide

/para·sui·cide/ (-soo´ĭ-sīd) attempted suicide, emphasizing that in most such attempts death is not the desired outcome.
A non-fatal suicide gesture or act of self harm

parasuicide

An apparent attempt at suicide, usually by self-poisoning, in which the intent is to draw attention to a major personal problem rather than to cause death.
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Hopelessness, depression and suicidal intent in parasuicide.
Parasuicide uses drug-related physical or chemical methods.
Background and introduction to the WHO/EURO multicentre study on parasuicide.
Gay boys are significantly more likely to experience school victimization and bullying, increasing the risk of suicide, parasuicide, school truancy and depression, while inhibiting school performance.
We don't want parasuicide to become a pattern in their lives whenever they have a crisis.
Parasuicide rates increased in the last 50 years [2] and parasuicide has become an increasingly common response to emotional distress among young people.
In the absence of a gold standard, an instrument previously tested in the general population in Durban was used as a proxy: the community survey aspect of SUPRE-MISS, based on the European Parasuicide Study Interview Schedule, which had been applied in the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study on Suicidal Behaviour.
Effects of loneliness as PTSD including discomfort within social situations, feelings of isolation, hyper vigilance and depression; in adolescents this disorder has lethal, comorbid behaviors associated with suicide and parasuicide.
Elderly suicidal behaviour: results from WHO/ EURO Multicentre Study on Parasuicide.
1992, Urinary catecholamines and cortisol in parasuicide, Psychiatry Research, 43, 1, 31-42.
Factors associated with suicide after parasuicide in young people.
These self-destructive behaviors often occur with conscious, nonsuicidal intent and are collectively categorized under a variety of labels, such as self-injurious behavior, deliberate self-harm, self-inflicted violence, parasuicide, self-mutilation, etc.