Suicide

Suicide

Definition:

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death.

Suicide is the act ofintentionally taking one’s own life. It is a serious public health issue with devastating consequences for individuals, families, and communities.

Some synonyms for suicide include:

  • Self-destruction: This term emphasizes the destructive nature of suicide and the loss of potential that it represents.
  • Self-inflicted death: This term is more neutral and focuses on the fact that the death was caused by the individual themselves.
  • Self-harm resulting in death: This term acknowledges that suicide is often preceded by a history of self-harm.
  • Completed suicide: This term is used by researchers and clinicians to distinguish suicide from suicide attempts.

It is important to remember that suicide is preventable. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please seek professional help. There are many resources available to help, including crisis hotlines, therapy, and medication

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death.

  • Aurum
  • Veretrum
  • Carcinosin
  • Nux vomica
  • Hyoscyamus
  • Impulsiveness
  • Dependence
  • Unrealistic expectations
  • Other causes
  • Predisposing factors

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