ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE

a performance given for the advantage or entertainment of other people. Selfless acts concerning a variety of behaviors such as showing affection or empathy.

ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE: "Many drug addicts and alcoholics lose their lives to altruistic suicide in belief that they are a burden to their family, who will be much better off and less stressed without them around."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/altruistic-suicide/ (accessed June 25, 2021).
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