Action aimed to take one's own life. It usually is tried when person is going through depressive episode, but it can also be consequence of other mental illness, like schizophrenia, or as a result of drug abuse.

SUICIDE: "Example: Kurt Cobain committed suicide during one of his depressive episodes."
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