PASSIVE SUICIDE

ambiguous actions which tend to be self-destructive, but not actively, and is, at time, considered to depict suicidal intent. Instances of these actions include failing to feed oneself or to participate in basic self-care.

PASSIVE SUICIDE: "Passive suicide is more commonly seen in people who believe they should die as a matter of punishment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PASSIVE SUICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passive-suicide/ (accessed August 20, 2019).
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