ATTEMPTED SUICIDE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a deliberate but unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. Also known as a suicide attempt. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE: "The person who jumped from a bridge in order to die could be said to have attempted suicide." Related Psychology Terms SUICIDAL IDEATION MASS SUICIDE MURDER-SUICIDE ASSISTED DEATH SUICIDE-PREVENTION CENTER NO-SUICIDE CONTRACT TABANKA (TABANCA) RISK-RESCUE RATING SUICIDAL GESTURE PROGRESSIVE TELEOLOGIC REGRESSION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ATTEMPTED SUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attempted-suicide/ (accessed June 26, 2017).