Parasuicide refers to a Suicidal gesture to get attention from loved ones, family , or professionals.
Parasuicide: An apparent attempt at suicide, commonly called a Suicidal gesture, in which the aim is not death. For example, a sublethal drug overdose or wrist slash. Previous parasuicide is a predictor of suicide. The increased risk of subsequent suicide persists without decline for at least two decades.
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