Parasuicide



/ˌpærəˈsuːɪˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the deliberate infliction of injury on oneself or the taking of a drug overdose as an attempt at suicide which may not be intended to be successful
2.
a person who commits such an act
noun

a faked or half-hearted suicide attempt, a suicide attempt in which the person wants attention but not death; a person who attempts or may attempt a fake suicide
Word Origin

para- ‘faulty’ + suicide

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