ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ATTEMPTED SUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attempted-suicide/ (accessed June 26, 2017).
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