ATTEMPTED SUICIDE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 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 A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (DEPRESSIVE PHASE) SUICIDAL IDEATION Dissociative Identity Disorder ANTISOCIAL REACTION SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE PERSONALITY Comparison of Assessment Tools MASS SUICIDE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ATTEMPTED SUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attempted-suicide/ (accessed November 30, 2021).