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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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Lifetime suicide attempts correlated highest with lifetime trauma, posttraumatic symptoms, and lifetime self-injury.
Reaction to severe stress cumulatively accounted for 95% of the reasons for their suicide attempt.
Data regarding suicide attempts by month indicated that the spring time peak occurred in May and the autumn peak took place in September, whereas the peak months for completed suicides were January, March, and October.
There was no statistical difference in the duration of illness between the two groups with and without suicide attempt (p>.
Rates of suicides and suicide attempts rose in comparable numbers.
The increase of suicide rate and the use of medicine poisoning method by the suicide attempters in Iran [6] as well as the scarcity of studies on the relationship between personality profile and suicide attempt using medicine poisoning were the main reasons for the present study [18].
Most participants mentioned financial difficulties and lack of support as the main reasons for their suicide attempt.
Waseem Khawaja spokesperson PIMS confirmed The Nation that around 550 cases of females' suicide attempts were received at PIMS last year and treated in emergency, medical and gastro departments.
However, when the rescuers reached the scene, they learnt it was a suicide attempt, as the man refused any assistance.
New Delhi [India], Feb 1 ( ANI ): Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has opened up about his mother's suicide attempt when he was 15-years-old and has urged everyone to 'really pay attention when people are in pain'.
However, gender-based modulation of suicide attempt varies from one country to another (12,14,15) and even from region to region within the same country (16-19).