PARASUICIDE

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noun. a range of behaviors consisting of purposeful self-harm which lands short of taking one's life and might or might not aim for death as a final result. It consist of attempted and passive suicide.

PARASUICIDE: "Parasuicide is not commonly referenced- attempted suicide often is in its place."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PARASUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parasuicide/ (accessed November 30, 2021).

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