scientific discipline which examines and studies suicidal tendencies and possibilities to prevent it. Scientists examining it are medical professionals and public educators. Some of the major groups involved are demographers, and social psychologists.
SUICIDOLOGY: "Example: American Association of Suicidology has mission to advance sucidiology as a science."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SUICIDOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/suicidology/ (accessed March 20, 2023).