Suicide Rehearsal


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The act of visting and examining a place where a person plans to complete suicide, to identify any problems that might prevent completion and to incorporate the upcoming event into his/her thinking, to facilitate acceptance of the event’s inevitability
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Joiner' notes that engaging in behavioral or mental suicide rehearsals increases the risk of suicide.
Suicide rehearsals can be confused with aborted, interrupted, or failed suicide attempts.
Although the following case examples are fictional, they illustrate suicide rehearsals encountered in my clinical and forensic practice.